Escalate Scala Training - Setup Instructions

Set up environment and developer tools for enrolling in the Stairway to Scala training
Rating: 4.5 out of 5 (970 ratings)
14,731 students
Escalate Scala Training - Setup Instructions
Rating: 4.5 out of 5 (970 ratings)
14,728 students
Set up your development machine for working on Scala
Use an IDE to create and edit Scala language projects

Requirements

  • No knowledge of Scala is required, but familiarity with programming in another computer language is assumed.
Description

This course will provide you with instructions to be ready to follow the Scala Applied and Advanced courses from Escalate Software, in particular being able to run activator, Scala and a suitable Scala IDE such as IntelliJ IDEA.

The course includes reference slides and an example exercise project to test that your environment is working.

The course will take less than an hour to complete.

If you are interested in getting a working Scala development environment, or are taking the Scala Applied or Advanced courses, this setup course is for you.

Who this course is for:
  • Beginners to the Scala Language
  • Anyone interested in taking the Stairway to Scala training
Course content
1 section • 9 lectures • 14m total length
  • Introduction
    00:20
  • Agenda
    01:39
  • Setting up the Java JDK
    01:26
  • Setting Up Scala
    01:22
  • Setting Up SBT
    01:31
  • Setting Up IntelliJ IDEA Community Edition
    01:20
  • Checking the IntelliJ JDK Settings
    01:58
  • Download the Trial Project
    00:10
  • Unpack and Build the Trial Project
    04:51

Instructor
Scala Developer
Dick Wall
  • 4.4 Instructor Rating
  • 3,182 Reviews
  • 19,499 Students
  • 7 Courses

Dick is a Scala Developer with over 12 years of Scala development experience, and over 10 years of Scala training experience. As well as consulting in Scala, Dick contributes to a number of open source Scala projects, libraries and tools, and is very active in the Scala developer community. He is also one of the Scalawags, a video podcast about the Scala language. He runs Escalate Software which provides Scala training services. Dick also won the inaugural Phil Bagwell Award for Service to the Scala Community, and managed the Scala Community Process in 2015 through 2016