Introduction If you ask any industry expert, what language should you learn for big data, they would definitely suggest you to start with Scala. Scala has gained a lot of recognition for itself and is used by the large number of companies.
Scala and Spark are being used at Facebook, Pinterest, NetFlix, Conviva, TripAdvisor for Big Data and Machine Learning applications. Still not convinced – look at this trend of number of job postings for Scala on Indeed: But, learning a new language can be intimidating. To help you learn Scala from scratch, I have created this comprehensive guide.
Author: Ankit Gupta