Programming in Scala, 3rd Edition by Martin Odersky, Lex Spoon, Bill Venners
The much anticipated third edition of Programming in Scala is now available! This book is the authoritative tutorial on the Scala programming language, co-written by the languages designer Martin Odersky. The Scala language, which blends object-oriented and functional programming concepts, has been exploding in popularity in recent years. This book is a comprehensive, step-by-step guide to learning Scala. If youre a programmer wanting to do your next software project in Scala, looking to expand your horizons by learning new concepts, or currently using Java and want to expand your knowledge of functional programmingor all of the abovethen this book is for you.The third edition has been updated to cover new features up to and including Scala version 2.12, such as String interpolation; Futures and concurrency, including new methods added in 2.12 and asynchronous testing with Futures in ScalaTest 3.0; wildcard types; new recommendations for writing hashCode; the close integration of Scala 2.12 and Java 8, most significantly the new ability to use function literals to express instances of SAM types; the latest recommendations for Scala coding style; implicit classes;creating your own AnyVals; the context bounds syntax for type classes; and more.