Algorithmically challenged (love that name for a blog!) put together a great list of resources to learn Scala on the Web. New for me was a massive list of links posted to Stack Overflow (one for the bookmarks).
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Joshua Suereth – Effective Scala at ETE 2012
Joshua Suereth’s talk on Effective Scala at ETE 2012 is a fantastic overview for engineers learning Scala and wanting to get familiar with some best practices:
I’m going to have to read his book, “Scala in Depth”.
(via Chariot Solutions)
Scala for Java Refugees
Daniel Spiewak’s Scala for Java Refugees provided me with a helpful introduction to Scala recently. I recommend it.
Setup Play and Scala on Mac OS
Aren Patel has a nice write up that I worked through today: “How to Install Play Framework in OSX – arenpatel.com”.
Very quick start with Scala on OS X
1. Download and extract directory
2. Move scala install directory under to
3. Add SCALA_HOME variable to your .bashrc
export SCALA_HOME=/usr/local/[SCALA INSTALL DIRECTORY]
4. Add $SCALA_HOME/bin to your path in .bashrc, example:
5. Get Emacs set up, read Scala, Emacs, and Yasnippet and Stone Tools and Scala Development.
(even easier, check out Bill Venners of Artima’s tips for steps 1-4)
Play, experiment. Maybe write the equivalent of Code To Joy’s myTunes: Groovy and JFugue (“Crazy Train” as the new “Hello World”? Not exactly, but a fun exercise).
Read The busy Java developer’s guide to Scala: Functional programming for the object oriented