First glance at Scala

Today I took a first glance at Scala at the Paris JUG monthly meeting. Scala is a programming language which runs on the Java Virtual Machine.
I have not compiled a single line of code in Scala yet but I saw enough code to get a decent idea of it.
When you think Scala, think about the functional programming paradigme. A function can be a value.
The first speaker, Sader Drobi, showed us a few examples of code to illustrate the advantages of passing a function as a parameter.

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