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Learning Scala Programming by Vikash Sharma

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Setting up the environment

To get started with a simple Akka project, we can simply follow these steps:

  1. Go to Lightbend's TECH HUB (https://developer.lightbend.com) and click on START A PROJECT:
  1. Search for Akka Quickstart Scala under Akka projects:
  1. Click on CREATE A PROJECT FOR ME!:
  1. Extract the downloaded ZIP (compressed) file.

We can open the extracted folder in IntelliJ IDEA IDE:

  1. Open IntelliJ IDE.
  2. Click on File | New | Project from ...

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