There are a couple of ways to get started with Scala .
- 1.Run Scala interactively with the interpreter.
- 2.Run shorter programs as shell scripts.
- 3.Compile programs with the scalac compiler.
The Scala Interpreter
Before working with an IDE, it’s probably worth getting familiar with the Scala interpreter , or REPL .
Download the latest Scala binaries (from http://scala-lang.org/downloads ) and extract the archive. Assuming you have Java installed, you can start using the interpreter from a command prompt or terminal window straight away. To start up the interpreter, navigate to the exploded ...