13th October 2023
Are you ready to dive into the world of Scala and functional programming? Here are five essential books to guide your journey:
Are you a Java, Kotlin, or object-oriented programming developer looking to grasp functional programming quickly? Alvin Alexander's book is the perfect choice. If you want to delve deeper, consider his longer version, "Functional Programming, Simplified."
The official Scala book, authored by Martin Odersky, the creator of the language. The 5th edition of this book includes new content for Scala 3.
This book provides an abundance of exercises to help you master functional programming. The second edition, written by Michael Pilquist, the lead maintainer of FS2, delves into advanced functional streaming with Scala.
For intermediate to advanced Scala developers, this book guides you in building a complete application using the Typelevel ecosystem. Explore Cats, Cats Effect, FS2, Http4s, Skunk, and Refined.
Focused on the ZIO ecosystem, this book shows you how to construct scalable, type-safe, concurrent applications. Note that it's currently in Early Access, meaning it's a work in progress.
With these books in your arsenal, you'll be well-equipped to embrace the power of Scala and functional programming. Happy reading!