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Modern and powerful programming language invented in Switzerland. Scala has full support for functional programming and a very strong static type system. Designed to be concise, many of Scala's design decisions were inspired by criticism of the shortcomings of Java.

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First released 2004
Developed by Martin Odersky
Latest stable version 3
Open-source Not defined

Interesting facts

Scala source code is intended to be compiled to Java bytecode, so that the resulting executable code runs on a Java virtual machine.

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