Cay S. Horstmann is principal author of Core Java™, Volumes I and II, Eighth Edition (Prentice Hall, 2008), as well as a dozen other books for professional programmers and computer science students. He is a professor of computer science at San Jose State University and a Java Champion.
The book is well organized and well written with clear examples throughout.
I'd absolutely recommend this to anyone interested in Scala or any Java/C# developer who wants to keep up with the newer developments of the software field.
This is a great book for anybody who wants to get his feet wet in Scala and yet the time is just for 384 pages.
Excellent intro to Scala for experienced Java programmers, and remains a handy and concise reference for the more complex corners of the language when you're already up and... Read morePublished 23 days ago by Christian Kaiser
An approachable introduction to the language features of Scala. If you're looking for depth look elsewhere, but if you're just dipping your toes in, this is perfect.Published 1 month ago by Andy Condon
Scala is a surprisingly large language, with multiple-dimensional features that make it very rich and adaptable to many programming paradigms. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Amazon Customer
Cuts through the complexity to provide clear insights into the Scala essentials. This book reads like good code should... Read morePublished 2 months ago by atlmeb
This book can get you up to speed with Scala within a month. The only thing that's missing is the answer of the exercise.Published 2 months ago by Arthur Fung
I began trying to learn Scala with blog posts and videos, I even took the coursera course on Functional Programming. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Patrick Barker
the last few chapters totally lost me. it's good to read the first nine chapters to get started. and that's free on typesafePublished 3 months ago by Amazon Customer
I use this as my desktop companion. I can nearly always find what I'm after very quickly and easily to put it to use. Easy to jump in and read at any point in the book. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Wolf
A complaint I have with some technical books is when they use forward referencing. That is, I'm going to show you this now and we'll explain it later in chapter 15.... Read morePublished 4 months ago by skykam