Part I: Introduction to Scala

1 Hands-on Scala14
2 Setting Up24
3 Basic Scala38
4 Scala Collections58
5 Notable Scala Features80

The first part of this book is a self-contained introduction to the Scala language. We assume that you have some background programming before, and aim to help translate your existing knowledge and apply it to Scala. You will come out of this familiar with the Scala language itself, ready to begin using it in a wide variety of interesting use cases.