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  • How are reviewers describing this item?
    functional, first, good and through.
  • Our engine has profiled the reviewer patterns and has determined that there is minimal deception involved.
  • Our engine has determined that the review content quality is high and informative.
  • Our engine has discovered that over 90% high quality reviews are present.
  • This product had a total of 132 reviews as of our last analysis date on Mar 31 2020.
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Great introduction to functional programming AND Scala.

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Whether you already know Functional Programming or starting to learn, this book provides an excellent explanation to FP in gene...  Read More

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    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    I am just saying that i had the chance to read and get the feeling about technical books in the ict area, and that books should be evaluated for what they are (e.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Well, this review is getting too sweet, and i don't event know the authors, nor am i paid for writing the review.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    I do think it has some usability issues (e.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    However, at the end, i think that these do represent minor flaws, and my rating would be 4.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    But it's not simply a matter of information.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    This is by way of background for the extravagant claim i'm going to make: functional programming in scala is the best book on functional programming yet written, regardless of language.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Ironically, i think it has to do with essentially two things: that scala is not a purely functional language like haskell, clean, or mercury, and that scala is a relatively deficient functional programming language.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Also perhaps because scala has seen relatively widespread adoption, the book cannot, and does not, fall into the trap of only discussing the low-hanging fruit of statically-typed functional programming.

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