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By John Hunt

Scala is a brand new programming language built through Martin Odersky and his workforce on the EPFL. The identify Scala is derived from Sca(lable) La(nguage). Scala is a multi-paradigm language, incorporating item orientated ways with sensible programming. even if a few familiarity with average computing thoughts is thought (such because the notion of compiling a application and executing this compiled shape, etc.) and with uncomplicated procedural language techniques (such as variables and allocation of values to variables) the early chapters of the publication don't think any familiarity with item orientation nor practical programming. those chapters additionally step via different techniques with which the reader is probably not conventional (such as checklist processing). From this heritage, John Hunt presents a realistic creation to item and sensible know-how utilizing Scala, one of many most modern and best programming languages to be had. various thoughts are brought via useful event taking the reader past the extent of the language syntax to the philosophy and perform of object-oriented improvement and sensible programming. scholars, and people actively excited about the software program will locate this accomplished advent to Scala and to item orientation and sensible programming, necessary.

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This means that there should be no hidden side effects of the function. Hidden side effects make it harder to underJ. 1007/978-3-319-06776-6_5, © Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014 33 34 5 Functional Programming stand what a program is doing and thus make comprehension, development and maintenance harder. Pure functions have the following attributes: 1. the only observable output is the return value. 2. the only output dependency are the arguments. 3. arguments are fully determined before any output is generated.

Thus, an object-oriented system is fundamentally concerned with data items. Before we go on to consider the object-oriented view of the system, let us stop and think for a while. ” In most cases, the answer is “with some form of functional decomposition”. That is, you might think about the main functions of the system and break them down into sub-functions and so on. As a natural part of this exercise, you would identify the data required to support the desired functionality. Notice that the emphasis would be on the system functionality.

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