Chapter 1: Getting familiar with the IntelliJ IDEA

By Nadim Bahadoor | Last updated: July 14, 2017 at 10:55 am

In this section, we will show how to setup our development environment for writing Scala code. Throughout the tutorials in this chapter, we will use the popular IntelliJ IDEA in order for you to get familiar with it and in turn help you be well prepared for real world Scala coding.


Why not jump straight onto learning some Scala?

Sadly, most tutorials about Scala show how to use Scala in it's REPL, which is a command line tool where you can write and run your Scala code. But, would you be able to secure a Scala developer job by just knowing the REPL? Probably not :(


So let's get started!

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Nadim Bahadoor
Senior Principal Engineer | Elsevier
Founder of I have over 10 years of experience in building large scale real-time trading systems in the financial industry. Passionate about Distributed Systems, Scala, Big Data and Functional Programming. Stay in touch for upcoming tutorials!

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