Scala Projects [Video]

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  • Build your first application from scratch using Play and explore the MVC architecture
  • Perform database operation using a Slick-JDBC connection with Play
  • Design form-based views to record customer data
  • Use a pattern to send and receive messages between actors in Akka
  • Master the concurrency problem and unblocking behavior of actor systems using the wait and reply mechanism
  • Implement features of Akka such as futures, await, timeouts, and ask patterns
  • Design and develop an Akka adaptation of the famous 'dining-philosophers' problem
  • Develop a ping-pong example application using Actor

Scala is a functional programming language that supports OOP principles and it’s quite challenging to develop scalable and reactive applications without any framework/library support. This video course is designed to help Scala programmers who have very basic knowledge of the Scala language build real-world applications from scratch using the Play and Akka frameworks with the underlined concurrency resolution mechanism.

In this course you will learn various features of the Play and Akka frameworks by building 5 real-world applications with increasing complexity. Beginning with a simple project, a product catalog-listing application, the course will take you through building a customer data entry application, a string processing application to get a word count, a message passing app like Ping pong actors example and Dining-philosophers problem-in humus.

Each project will help you master the programming and data capabilities of Scala. By the end of the course, you will not only be empowered by knowing the ins and outs of Scala, but you will also be able to apply them to solve a variety of problems.

The code bundle for this course is available at:

Style and Approach

This course is based on writing practical examples using Scala with the Play and Akka frameworks. In this course, you will start by implementing very basic projects for beginner to intermediate-level coders and then explore advanced programming for each of the above frameworks.

  • Use best-in-class systems including the Akka framework and the Play web framework within your applications
  • Build a form-based application with the MVC architecture using Play and Slick-JDBC
  • Use the message passing pattern to build a ping-pong application and solve the famous dining-philosophers' concurrency problem using the Akka actor system
Course Length 2 hours 25 minutes
ISBN 9781787280595
Date Of Publication 30 Nov 2018


Kapil Sanghvi

Kapil Sanghvi is a postgraduate with an MSc in Business Information Technology from Middlesex University, London. He has worked on Java and Scala projects with different multinational organizations for the last , years in India and UK. His passion is to learn new things and share his expertise with the programming community out there. Currently, he works as a Scala Developer in a UK-based organization developing an in-house product.