To get started, first download the most recent stable version of Scala. Get the appropriate version for the platform you’re on.
The examples in this book were tested with the following version of Scala:
Scala code runner version 2.11.7 -- Copyright 2002-2013, LAMP/EPFL
In addition to Scala, you’ll need the JDK version 1.6 or newer. Take a moment to check which version of Java is installed and active on your system.
Once the download is complete, let’s proceed to getting Scala installed on the system.