How to Learn Scala - 3 Bootcamps to Get You Started

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By: The SwitchUp Team
Last Updated: January 10, 2020

Scala is a concise, high-level, general-purpose programming language that combines object-oriented and functional programming. The name Scala is a portmanteau of scalable and language, and some Scala proponents call it “the better Java” because it was designed to address criticisms of Java. Scala has been praised for making it easy to write code using immutable data, which in turn helps developers write highly concurrent, low-latency applications with fewer bugs at high levels of complexity. Scala courses are often combined with functional programming courses since support for functional programming is the core advantage of Scala.

Scala is not a beginner programming language; however, there are a number of bootcamps and courses available for people with programming experience but no prior Scala experience. These courses may be advantageous to people who want to develop software at companies that use Scala, which include Netflix, Airbnb, Apple, Twitter, LinkedIn, Sony, and many more. The median salary for software developers in the United States is $105,000, and the top earners in the field—many of whom work at these top software firms—earn upwards of $160,000. The software development sector of the job market is projected to grow by 21 percent between 2018 and 2028, which is faster than the average across all occupations.

Locations: London
Courses: Faculty Fellowship Data Science & Data Engineering
Subjects: Algorithms, Business, Data Science, Hadoop, Machine Learning +4 More

Faculty (formerly ASI Fellowship) is a highly selective 8 week programme in data science and data engineering for outstanding PhD graduates and post-doctorates from UK, Europe and US top universities. Since 2014, we have run eight Fellowships with 120+ alumni who now work as data scientists or data engineers. 5 - 10% of STEM PhD graduates in the UK now apply to the Fellowship. The programme is completely free for Fellows. Fellows receive specialist technical...
Locations: Online
Courses: AWS - Weekday Classes, DevOps-- Weekday Classes, Hadoop, Spark and Scala
Subjects: Apache, AWS, AWS Compute Services, AWS Lambda, Big Data +9 More

Mindteck Academy offers live, instructor-led online courses on a rotational basis in Machine Learning, Hadoop, Spark, Scala, Python, MongoDB, DevOps, AWS and full stack Java. Students who are motivated and committed will learn marketable skills that will jumpstart or reinvigorate their career. All of the courses are curated and taught by industry experts, and most courses end with a Capstone Project which will help students who are motivated and committed apply the skills that they...
Locations: Charleston
Courses: AngularJS, Bootstrap 3, C++ 101, +16 More
Subjects: AngularJS, C++, Clojure, CSS, Data Science +12 More

CODEcamp offers a series of 4-week evening courses and one-day intensive trainings for those looking to improve their current skills or learn new technologies. CODEcamp operates in collaboration with the Charleston Digital Corridor. Courses include Web Basics, JavaScript, MySQL, PHP 101, and Ruby 101, and are held in the evenings to accommodate your schedule. These courses consist of hands-on projects and lectures taught by software professionals working in Charleston.

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