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Scala for Java Developers Online Course: Free for the First 50 Enrollees

Posted by editor on August 22, 2012 at 9:31 AM PDT

The online training academy Udemy is offering their Scala for Java Developers course free to the first 50 members of the Java.net community who enroll. The course, which normally costs $29, includes 8 lectures (2.5 hours total) presented by Andreas Lauschke, business owner and passionate Java, Scala, C#, F#, Mathematica, and Perl programmer.

Andreas describes the course as follows:

This class shows you how to easily transition up from Java to Scala. Not only will you be shown the basics of Scala, but you will also see how you can integrate the Java -> Scala transition in your daily work-flow.

The eight lectures include introductions from the business and technical perspectives; Val vs. Var, basic types, and the REPL; functions as objects, and loops; higher-order functions, lists, maps, arrays; classes, objects, and traits; actors; and a concluding practical outlook.

Udemy's objective is to help students make moves in their professional careers: "Whether you want to get promoted, break into a new industry, start a company, further a passion, or just accelerate your life, Udemy helps you learn from the amazing instructors in the world, so that you can get there and get there faster."

If learning Scala seems like a good move for you, sign up for Udemy's Scala for Java Developers now. Remember, the course is free for the first 50 members of the Java.net community who enroll.


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