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The Best Scala Programming Resources

In the last few weeks that I’ve spent learning Scala I’ve discovered several amazing online resources. So much so that it made it difficult to justify purchasing a book, even though I did buy the much-recommended Programming in Scala title. … Continue reading

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Four reasons to try Scala and love it

I’ve been working a lot with Scala in the last few weeks. It is an amazing programming language, to say the least. It’s terse, intuitive, unambiguous. And a real treat when you want to do stuff. It’s the programming language … Continue reading

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Good programmers should have great math skills

Coding exercises are one of the best ways to improve your programming skills. In recent weeks, I’ve done several exercises on a couple of online websites. Those being CodinGames and HackerRank; you can follow my progress here and here. Coding … Continue reading

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Edit and execute programming code online quick

Ever wish you could test a snippet of code? Online. Like now! Or focus on improving an algorithm in isolation. Or have a moment of clarity and need to write a piece of code lickety-split. Yesterday, I found this online … Continue reading

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How to become the best mad skills programmer

Learning to program in a new language can often be difficult. First, you have to learn the basics to code “Hello World”. Then comes the challenge of learning to use the advanced features. And finally, the challenge of using the … Continue reading

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Why I decided to learn Scala

I find that anything worth learning should be done by jumping in head first. Then find something halfway challenging and go to it. Hence, this is how I went about learning Scala. I’ve recently learned to program in Groovy to … Continue reading

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Startup Project – Part 3 : Testing, Mocking and Learning

It’s amazingly interesting what you learn when you’re in the throws of unit testing code. It particular when you’ve written more code than you’ve written unit tests. Yeah, yeah, I know, unit tests should be written with the code as … Continue reading

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