Fast Track to Scala

This two-day course is designed to give experienced developers proficient in Java, C++, C# or Ruby the know-how to confidently start programming in Scala. The course ensures you will have a solid understanding of the fundamentals of the language, the tooling and the development process as well as a good appreciation of the more advanced features. If you already have Scala programming experience, then this course could be a useful refresher, yet no previous knowledge of Scala is assumed. This course is offered virtually via ExitCertified.

What are the prerequisites?

Students should bring their own laptop with Java 6 or higher installed.

What is the format?

  • Introduction
  • First steps in Scala
  • OO basics
  • Testing
  • Collections and functional programming
  • For-expressions and loops
  • Inheritance and traits
  • Pattern Matching
  • Dealing with optional values


After having participated in this course you should

  • Be a competent user of Scala for application development
  • Know and be able to apply the functional programming style in Scala
  • Know how to use the fundamental Scala tools
  • Be confident to start using Scala in production applications