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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 Shuo Z

Jun 27, 2016

great course

By Jinfu X

May 29, 2016

Excellent!!!

By Kamel E B

Jul 31, 2017

Super cours

By shimin

Jul 24, 2017

nice course

By liruidong

Jun 4, 2017

good course

By Alex

Apr 19, 2017

Thank you !

By JoolsFenner

Jul 16, 2016

Outstanding

By Masud H

Jan 6, 2020

Very good.

By Max B

Dec 1, 2019

Cool stuff

By Qi G

Oct 14, 2017

Very good~

By Bjornn B O F F

Jun 27, 2017

Top course

By jose c a

May 18, 2017

Perfect!!!

By IURII B

Jul 27, 2017

Thank you

By Andy R

Feb 5, 2017

very good

By Ming Y

Oct 19, 2016

还没上呢,先给好评

By Light0617

Apr 29, 2019

great!!!

By Ruben A D

Jan 20, 2018

Awesome!

By Yurii K

Dec 13, 2017

Awesome!

By Ronald C M

Oct 21, 2017

The best

By Almaz

Jul 11, 2017

AWESOME

By Alex G

Jul 4, 2016

Amazing

By 林鼎棋

Jul 2, 2017

Great!

By Alexander R

Jul 8, 2018

fire!

By Taewoo K

Mar 23, 2020

Good

By Sebas O C

Jul 22, 2019

nice