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Getting Started with Scala

By Ryan Knight and Nilanjan Raychaudhuri

Some devs like their Java plain-jane. But remember JVM super-power #9343: many languages besides Java compile to Java bytecode, and of these, Scala is may be the most popular and most powerful. To Java's OO juggernaut, Scala adds functional programming, a unified type system, sweetened syntax, concurrency support, and scads more.


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