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Learn Scala Programming

By : Slava Schmidt
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Learn Scala Programming

By: Slava Schmidt

Overview of this book

The second version of Scala has undergone multiple changes to support features and library implementations. Scala 2.13, with its main focus on modularizing the standard library and simplifying collections, brings with it a host of updates. Learn Scala Programming addresses both technical and architectural changes to the redesigned standard library and collections, along with covering in-depth type systems and first-level support for functions. You will discover how to leverage implicits as a primary mechanism for building type classes and look at different ways to test Scala code. You will also learn about abstract building blocks used in functional programming, giving you sufficient understanding to pick and use any existing functional programming library out there. In the concluding chapters, you will explore reactive programming by covering the Akka framework and reactive streams. By the end of this book, you will have built microservices and learned to implement them with the Scala and Lagom framework.
Table of Contents (19 chapters)


As before, we would like to conclude our journey by testing the implementation we came up with. Luckily, Lightbend follows the same approach to testing as it did with other libraries. There is a test kit that allows us to test services and persistent entities easily. We'll demonstrate how to test services in this section and leave testing persistent entities as an exercise for the reader.

It makes sense to start by testing the simplest service we defined—CookService. Here is a test for it, placed in the test scope of the cook-impl module:

import ch15.model.Dough
import com.lightbend.lagom.scaladsl.server.LocalServiceLocator
import com.lightbend.lagom.scaladsl.testkit.ServiceTest
import org.scalatest.{AsyncWordSpec, Matchers}

class CookServiceSpec extends AsyncWordSpec with Matchers {

"The CookService" should...