Lightbend Scala Language – Professional (formerly Fast Track to Scala)

Lightbend Scala Language – Professional

Object-oriented meets functional—elegant class hierarchies, seamless Java interoperability, maximum code reuse and extensibility, built to solve difficult concurrency challenges. Take your first steps in Scala with the best trainers!


  • Developers who have experience and proficiency in Java, C++, C# or Ruby
  • Scala programmers with minimal experience looking for a refresher
  • Managers who want to gain an understanding of functional programming


  • Developers gain knowledge and skills to confidently program in Scala
  • Certified Lightbend Trainers share coding insights that lead to high-quality code
  • Re-discover a passion for software – Scala is fun!


  1. Intro
  2. First Steps in Scala
  3. OO Basics
    • Ex – Define a Class
    • Ex – Define Class Parameters
    • Ex – Promote Class Parameters I
    • Ex – Promote Class Parameters II
    • Ex – Define a Field
    • Ex – Define a Method
    • Ex – Define a Operator
    • Ex – Use Default Arguments
    • Ex – Use Packages
    • Ex – Check Preconditions
    • Ex – Define Case Classes
  4. Testing
    • Tests: Group Exercise
  5. Collections and Functional Programming Basics
    • Ex – Use a Sequence
    • Ex – Use map
    • Ex – Use flatMap
    • Ex – Use filter
  6. For Loops and For Expressions
    • Ex – Use for-expressions
  7. Inheritance and Traits
    • Ex – Override toString
    • Ex – Define an ADT
    • Ex – Use a Trait
  8. Pattern Matching
    • Ex – Use Match Expressions
    • Use Patterns: Group Exercise
  9. Dealing with Optional Values
    • Ex – Use Option
  10. Handling Failure
    • Ex – Use Try


  • Level: Introductory – no previous knowledge of Scala is assumed
  • Length: Two days – 14 hours of classroom time, plus breaks
  • Approach: Beyond education – students code through a training case study and discover how to effectively apply Scala in their work environment
  • Requirements: Students must bring their own laptops with Java 8

Related Trainings

  • Lightbend Reactive Architecture – Professional
  • Lightbend Scala Language – Expert
  • Lightbend Play for Scala – Professional
  • Lightbend Akka for Scala – Professional
  • Lightbend Akka for Scala – Expert

Date & Location

30/31 October

Franzensbrückenstraße 5/5
1020 Wien

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EUR 1.400,- (excl. VAT)

Combine your expert training with a visit to Vienna, one of the most beautiful cities in the world.

Wien - Neue Hofburg
  • Our training times always border to weekends for your convenience.
  • Vienna offers highlights and cultural specials during all seasons.
  • We help you with tipps and recommendations fitting your interests.

Course Instructor

Manuel Bernhardt is a passionate engineer, author and consultant specialised in reactive systems adoption.

As a certified Lightbend training partner he is helping teams of all sizes get up to speed with Akka and Scala, be it in German, English or French.


Company Details

  1. After submitting your registration you will receive our invoice.
  2. Your registration is confirmed after your payment comes in. We will send you an E-Mail confirming your spot in the training.
  3. We gladly assist you with recommendations for hotels, travel and free time activities to make your stay as productive and pleasurable as possible.
  4. For any questions, do not hesitate to get in touch.