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Introduction to Scala Challenge

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In this lab challenge, you will need to prove your knowledge of the Scala programming language by leveraging the basics and common entities that Scala offers such as traits, classes, and functions.

The objectives you will need to achieve represent essential skills that a software engineer focused on functional programming paradigm needs to have. You'll be given a desired end state and be required to reach it using your knowledge of Scala. This lab challenge simulates building a solution in a real-world scenario. As with any real-world scenario, this lab will not guide you through the steps needed to complete it.

Before attempting the challenge, we strongly recommend completing the following Scala labs:


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  • Good knowledge of Scala

Intended audience

  • Software engineers, especially those focused on functional programming

What will be assessed

  • Your ability to use Scala
  • Particular aspects to the parts related to the functional programming

About the author

Learning paths

Stefano studies Computer Science and is passionate about technology. He loves working with Cloud services and learning all the best practices for them. Google Cloud Platform and Amazon Web Services are the cloud providers he prefers. He is a Google Cloud Certified Associate Cloud Engineer. Node.js is the programming language he always uses to code. When he's not involved in studying or working, Stefano loves riding his motorbike and exploring new places.

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Introduction to Scala Challenge