What is scala?
Scala stands for scalable language. It is a modern multi paradigm programming language. It combines functional and object oriented programming. Object oriented make it simple to design complex systems and to adapt them to new demands and functional programming make it simple to create things rapidly from simple parts and it is compatible with Java.
It adopts a big part of the syntax of Java and C. Except syntax Scala takes other elements of Java like as its basic types, class libraries and its execution model. It is designed to convey general programming patterns in an elegant, brief & type-safe way.
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What makes Scala scalable?
There are the two feature of Scala i.e.
- Object Oriented
Because of these feature Scala is scalable.
Features of Scala
The features of Scala are-
- Statically typed
- Scala runs on the JVM
- Scala can execute Java Code.
It is a functional programming which was created by Martin Odersky and it is first released in 2003.