Stairway to Scala - Setup Instructions

Set up environment and developer tools for enrolling in the Stairway to Scala training
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  • Lectures 12
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 11/2015 English

Course Description

This course will provide you with instructions to be ready to follow the Stairway to Scala Applied and Advanced courses, 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 Stairway to Scala Applied or Advanced courses, this setup course is for you.

What are the requirements?

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

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Set up your development machine for working on Scala
  • Use an IDE to create and edit Scala language projects

Who is the target audience?

  • Beginners to the Scala Language
  • Anyone interested in taking the Stairway to Scala training

What you get with this course?

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Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

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Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Setting Up Your Scala Development Environment
Flight Goals
Installing the Java SDK
Installing Typesafe Activator
Starting Activator UI Mode
Stopping Activator UI Mode
Downloading IntelliJ IDEA
Installing IntelliJ IDEA for Scala Development
Scala Settings for IntelliJ IDEA
Alternative: May Use Scala IDE
Installing the Scala REPL
Opening and Working on the Exercises

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Instructor Biography

Dick Wall, Scala Developer

Dick is a Scala Developer with over 8 years of Scala development experience, and over 6 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. Along with Bill Venners he runs Escalate Software which provides Scala training services.

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