Scalazine First Steps to Scala by Bill Venners, Martin Odersky, and Lex Spoon May 9, 2007 Summary In this article, you'll follow twelve steps that are designed to help you understand and gain some basic skills in the Scala programming language. Scala is a statically typed, object-oriented programming language that blends imperative and functional programming styles. Scala is designed to integrate easily with applications that run on modern virtual machines, primarily the Java virtual machine (JVM). The main Scala compiler, scalac , generates Java class files that can be run on the JVM.
7 Jan 2008 This article is also available in Spanish and Bulgarian . You know who you are. You’re the developer who picked up Java years ago, maybe as a second language and better alternative to C++, maybe as your first language coming into the industry. You’re comfortable with Java, you know its ins and outs, its moods.