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Functional Programming in Scala

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Discover how to write elegant code that works the first time it is run. This Specialization provides a hands-on introduction to functional programming using the widespread programming language, Scala. It begins from the basic building blocks of the functional paradigm, first showing how to use these blocks to solve small problems, before building up to combining these concepts to architect larger functional programs. You'll see how the functional paradigm facilitates parallel and distributed programming, and through a series of hands on examples and programming assignments, you'll learn how to analyze data sets small to large; from parallel programming on multicore architectures, to distributed programming on a cluster using Apache Spark. A final capstone project will allow you to apply the skills you learned by building a large data-intensive application using real-world data.

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École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne

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Hours 130
Instructors Prof. Viktor Kuncak, Dr. Aleksandar Prokopec, Martin Odersky, Dr. Heather Miller, Dr. Julien Richard-Foy
Language English
Subjects Programming Data Science
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Programming Coordinator 1 $54k

Programming Acquisitions $61k

CNC Programming $70k

Programming advisor $72k

Network Programming $78k

NC Programming $79k

Gameplay Programming $120k

IT and Programming Specialist $122k

Programming Producer $129k

Courses in this Specialization

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Feb
11

Functional Programming Principles in Scala (You were viewing this course)

Functional programming is becoming increasingly widespread in industry. This trend is driven by the adoption of Scala as the main programming language for many applications. Scala...

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11

Functional Program Design in Scala

In this course you will learn how to apply the functional programming style in the design of larger applications. You'll get to know important new functional programming concepts,...

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11

Parallel programming

With every smartphone and computer now boasting multiple processors, the use of functional ideas to facilitate parallel programming is becoming increasingly widespread. In this...

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Feb
11

Big Data Analysis with Scala and Spark

Manipulating big data distributed over a cluster using functional concepts is rampant in industry, and is arguably one of the first widespread industrial uses of functional ideas....

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Functional Programming in Scala Capstone

In the final capstone project you will apply the skills you learned by building a large data-intensive application using real-world data. You will implement a complete...

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École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne

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Hours 130
Instructors Prof. Viktor Kuncak, Dr. Aleksandar Prokopec, Martin Odersky, Dr. Heather Miller, Dr. Julien Richard-Foy
Language English
Subjects Programming Data Science
Careers

An overview of related careers and their average salaries in the US. Bars indicate income percentile (33rd - 99th).

Programming Coordinator 1 $54k

Programming Acquisitions $61k

CNC Programming $70k

Programming advisor $72k

Network Programming $78k

NC Programming $79k

Gameplay Programming $120k

IT and Programming Specialist $122k

Programming Producer $129k