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Learning Scala Programming by Vikash Sharma

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Default and parameterized constructors

The primary constructor for any class defined in Scala is the body itself. It means that whatever you declare and define inside a class body gets instantiated when you make an instance of it. There are other ways to define secondary/auxiliary constructors as well. Take a look at the following case classes:

import java.time.LocalDatecase class Employee(name: String, id: String, contact: String, email: String) 

case class StartUp(name: String, founder: Employee, coFounders: Option[Set[Employee]], members: Option[List[Employee]], foundingDate: Option[LocalDate]) 

We can see two case classes named Employee and StartUp. You may wonder why Employee is specific to our StartUp class. The StartUp case class takes ...

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