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Just Enough Scala For Apache Spark

  • Tuition USD $1,000
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 1517 Ratings
  • Course Code DB095
  • Duration 1 day
  • Available Formats Classroom, Virtual

This course begins with a basic introduction to values, variables, and data types. It then progresses into conditional and control statements followed by an introduction to methods, functions, and packages. The course concludes with an overview of collections, classes, and tuples. Depending on specific needs and availability, additional topics can include functional programming, a review of various string and utility functions, and exception handlings.

Skills Gained

  • Navigate the Scala documentation
  • Employ basic programming constructs such as conditional statements and loops
  • Use function and classes from existing libraries
  • Create new functions and classes
  • Identify and use the primary collection types
  • Understand the breadth of the language's string functions (and other misc utility functions)
  • Employ basic exception handling
  • Describe and possibly employ some of the key features of functional programming

Who Can Benefit

This course is intended for anyone that needs to learn "just enough Scala" to begin working with Apache Spark.


Some experience in a structured programming language such as Javascript, C++, or R is helpful

Course Details

Course Outline

Introduction to the language Values, Variables, and Data Types Conditional and Control Statement Methods, Functions, and Packages Collections Classes and Named Tuples String Methods & Various Utility Functions Intro to Functional Programming Exception Handling

When does class start/end?

Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.

Does the course schedule include a Lunchbreak?

Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.

How can someone reach me during class?

If someone should need to contact you while you are in class, please have them call the center telephone number and leave a message with the receptionist.

What languages are used to deliver training?

Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.

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GTR stands for Guaranteed to Run; if you see a course with this status, it means this event is confirmed to run. View our GTR page to see our full list of Guaranteed to Run courses.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals, and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

Content and Instructor were great. Just need more time during the day for labs.

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thorough course covering materials needed to understand aws, architecture, and their interactions. Labs helped

One of the best organized and thoughtful learning sessions I've attended, thank you!

Great instructor and good class material. Labs were helpful and put together very well.

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