Thus far I haven't found a good project template for Apache Spark and it's been a repeated process to get it right. In this tutorial, I walk through a simple project template that I've created as an effort to help others get started with Apache Spark in Scala.
In this article we're going to create some date times using some new SQL functions in Spark.
This article will walk you through how to build Apache Spark for usage on your local machine. After that you'll be able to create Spark Clusters or try out Spark on your local computer.