Sep 9, 2013

MOOC: Scala and Principles of Reactive Programming

Learn Scala and functional programming from Martin Odersky (he designed Scala) in the MOOC at Coursera:

starting Nov 4th 2013. It is the follow-up for the MOOC “Principles of Functional Programming in Scala”.

"[...] Reactive programming is an emerging discipline which combines concurrency and event-based and asynchronous systems. It is essential for writing any kind of web-service or distributed system and is also at the core of many high-performance concurrent systems. Reactive programming can be seen as a natural extension of higher-order functional programming to concurrent systems that deal with distributed state by coordinating and orchestrating asynchronous data streams exchanged by actors. [...]"

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