In Scala, list is defined under
scala.collection.immutable package. A list is a collection of same type elements which contains immutable data. Let’s see how to get the first element of given List in Scala.
List in Scala contains many suitable methods to perform simple operations like head(), tail(), isEmpty(). Coming to list, head() method is used to get the heead/top element of the list.
below are examples to get first element of list.
The head of the list is: Geeks
List(10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18) First element is: 10
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