Scala - Getting Started

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This is the first post in a series of blog post on Scala. In this post, we’ll go over setting up Scala on a Mac. I believe the process must be similar for other Operating Systems as well.

1. Download Scala binaries from here

Download the tar in Option 1 from the image below.

Scala Download

2. Unpack it

3. Change your PATH variable

4. Start REPL

Since Scala is an interpretive language (it is also compile-able), you can try it out using a REPL (Read-Eval-Print-Loop). This is an easy way to quickly try out a function or a logic in your mind. Just type scala on the command-line -

5. Resources

I’d recommend a couple of resources to help you get started -

Happy Learning!

Kaushik Rangadurai

Code. Learn. Explore

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