Spark and Scala Resources
A resource list for Spark and Scala newbies looking to get started with both.
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Github Resources - Scala Workshop
Make sure you have the Java 7 or Java 8 SDK installed for your platform (Mac, Linux or Windows). Then you’ll need to download Scala 2.10.x, SBT and then Spark. I also recommend downloading Maven.
Solving Local Spark Issues
export SPARK_MASTER_IP=127.0.0.1 export SPARK_LOCAL_IP=127.0.0.1 export SCALA_HOME=~/Downloads/scala-2.10.6 export PATH=$PATH:$SCALA_HOME/bin
For Windows, use SET instead of EXPORT and ; and not :.
Scala by Example by Odersky – most material is from or similar to material covered in both of his classes on Coursera.
Scala Overview by Odersky et al.
Programming in Scala, First Edition by Odersky.
Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs A classic computer science text that teaches some advanced programming concepts using Lisp and the basis of Martin Odersky‘s coursera class. Formerly the MIT standard text on programming. View on Amazon
Online Free Courses – Scala
Online Free Courses – Spark
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