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About the Course

In this course you will learn how to apply the functional programming style in the design of larger Scala applications. You'll get to know important new functional programming concepts, from lazy evaluation to structuring your libraries using monads. We'll work on larger and more involved examples, from state space exploration to random testing to discrete circuit simulators. You’ll also learn some best practices on how to write good Scala code in the real world. Finally, you will learn how to leverage the ability of the compiler to infer values from types. Several parts of this course deal with the question how functional programming interacts with mutable state. We will explore the consequences of combining functions and state. We will also look at purely functional alternatives to mutable state, using infinite data structures or functional reactive programming. Recommended background: You should have at least one year programming experience. Proficiency with Java or C# is ideal, but experience with other languages such as C/C++, Python, Javascript or Ruby is also sufficient. You should have some familiarity with using the command line. This course is intended to be taken after Functional Programming Principles in Scala: https://www.coursera.org/learn/progfun1....

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RP
Sep 14, 2016

This is a university degree course which takes enormous effort to complete. But still its beond the programming course range giving you whats not possible to google or learn practical way. Thanks!

ES
Mar 17, 2018

Thank you for this exciting course! I did the FP in Scala course a few years ago and decided to do the full certification now. I am looking forward to the next courses in the specialisation.

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By Andronik

Jul 24, 2016

Gentle intro to FRP.

By yunwoo n

Jun 22, 2018

very good lectures

By Артем К

Oct 15, 2017

Great course too!

By Karan G

Apr 23, 2017

Very interesting!

By Georgi Y

Nov 16, 2016

Excellent course!

By Alexander B

Sep 3, 2016

Sehr interessant!

By Joseph K

Jul 2, 2017

I learned a lot!

By Anton P

Jul 29, 2016

Very insightful.

By zysuper

Sep 25, 2016

So interesting!

By Damon S

Sep 14, 2017

Great course!

By Kovalenko S

May 7, 2017

Отличный курс

By Pedro R

Feb 13, 2017

great course!

By Thomas M

Feb 1, 2017

Greate course

By Daniel L

Jan 21, 2017

Great course!

By Vladimir P

Oct 26, 2016

Great course!

By Prashant P

Sep 9, 2016

Great course.

By Anton L

Jul 23, 2018

Great course

By Li Y

Aug 15, 2017

Really great

By lzx

Mar 6, 2017

新奇,使用,精简,理论!

By Gao Y

Feb 14, 2017

Nice course!

By John C

Sep 30, 2016

Mindbending.

By Marek D

Jul 22, 2016

Great course

By Konstantin S

Jul 17, 2016

Nice course.

By Shuo Z

Jun 27, 2016

great course

By Jinfu X

May 29, 2016

Excellent!!!