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Scala design patterns: Patterns for practical reuse and design

Hunt, John


John Hunt


Scala is a new and exciting programming language that is a hybrid between object oriented languages such as Java and functional languages such as Haskall. As such it has its own programming idioms and development styles.

This book looks at how code reuse can be successfully achieved in Scala. A major aspect of this is the reinterpretation of the original Gang of Four design patterns in terms of Scala and its language structures (that is the use of Traits, Classes, Objects and Functions). The book includes an exploration of functional design patterns and considers how these can be interpreted in Scala's uniquely hybrid style.

A key aspect of the book is the many code examples that accompany each design pattern, allowing the reader to understand not just the design pattern but also to explore powerful and flexible Scala language features.


Hunt, J. (2013). Scala design patterns: Patterns for practical reuse and design. UK: Springer

Book Type Authored Book
Publication Date Dec 6, 2013
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
ISBN 9783319021911
Keywords scala, design patterns, reuse, object oriented programming, functional programming, gang of four
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