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Creative Scala

by Dave Gurnell, Noel Welsh

Creative Scala

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Book Description

Creative Scala is aimed at developers who have no prior experience in Scala. It is designed to give you a fun introduction to functional programming. We assume you have some familiarity with another programming language but little or no experience with Scala or other functional languages.

We have three goals with this book:
1. To give an introduc on to functional programming so that you can calculate and reason about programs, and pick up and understand other introductory books on functional programming;
2. To teach you enough Scala that you can explore your own interests in and using Scala;
3. To present all this in a fun, gentle, and interesting way via two-dimensional computer graphics.

This open book is licensed under a Creative Commons License (CC BY-NC-SA). You can download Creative Scala ebook for free in PDF format (2.0 MB).

Table of Contents

Chapter 1
Getting Started
Chapter 2
Expressions, Values, and Types
Chapter 3
Computing With Pictures
Chapter 4
Writing Larger Programs
Chapter 5
The Substitution Model of Evaluation
Chapter 6
Methods
Chapter 7
Structural Recursion
Chapter 8
Fractals
Chapter 9
Horticulture and Higher-order Functions
Chapter 10
Shapes, Sequences, and Stars
Chapter 11
Animation and Fireworks
Chapter 12
Turtle Algebra and Algebraic Data Types
Chapter 13
Composition of Generative Art
Chapter 14
Algebraic Data Types To Call Our Own
Chapter 15
Summary

Book Details

Title
Creative Scala
Subject
Computer Science
Publisher
Underscore
Published
2020
Pages
228
Edition
1
Language
English
PDF Size
2.0 MB
License
CC BY-NC-SA

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