The Coursera courses are instructed and written by the creator of Scala.
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Pro Hands-on course
You'll gain plenty of experience programming in Scala through programming assignments and playing with short programs.
Pro Instructed and written by the creator of Scala
Martin Odersky is the instructor of the Scala course on Coursera, and is also the creator of the Scala language.
Con Requires programming experience
This isn't a course for beginner programmers. It's suggested you have at least one year programming experience (C# or Java is ideal).