How to install multiple versions of sbt on my Linux host?

How to install multiple versions of sbt on my Linux host For example, some projects use 0.12.x while some use 0.13.x. Installing neither in the system only is not sufficient enough. You may use the excellent sbt-extras: https://github.com/paulp/sbt-extras Most of the time, it detects the version of sbt needed in the project direoctory automatically: [zma@office […]

How to package a Scala project to a .jar with sbt?

How to package a Scala project to a .jar file with sbt? Manually packaging the .class files are fine but too tedious. A jar of just the project classes The command: sbt package will produces the main artifact as a jar into target/scala-2.x.y/project_name_2.x.y-zz.jar. Continuously building the package: sbt ~package Standalone jar with all dependencies If […]

How to install Scala from the official Scala distribution

How to install Scala from the official Scala distribution? This is needed on a Linux release with older version of Scala in the repository, e.g. Fedora 12. Use the install-scala.sh script: # wget https://raw2.github.com/zma/usefulscripts/master/script/install-scala.sh # sh ./install-scala.sh VER where VER is the scala version that you want to install. Answered by Eric Z Ma. First […]