How to Install Scala on MacOS?
In this article, we are going to show you how you can download and install Scala on your Mac operating system. First of all, you need to download the Java JDK which you can download here
Installing Scala on MacOS:
Follow the below steps to install Scala on MacOS:
Step 1: After installing JDK, run the following commands and make sure they don’t return an error :
javac -version java -version
Step 2: Now, we need to download and install scala
download the binary file from the official-website
Step 3: After downloading it you’ll have to extract it from the command line. And make sure to extract it in the root directory
tar -zxvf scala-2.12.8.tgz
Step 4: After extracting run the following command
sudo cp -R scala-X.XX /usr/local/scala
When you run this command the output like where you’ll find folders like bin, doc, lib, man.
Step 5: Open your .bash_profile file and run the following command :
sudo nano ~/.bash_profile
Step 6: The following step is to change or add environment variables. Replace USERNAME with your actual username, but make sure your file location is right.
export SCALA_HOME="/Users/USERNAME/scala-2.12.6" export PATH=$PATH:$SCALA_HOME/bin
Step 7: Save and Restart the terminal.
Step 8: Now run the commands to check the Scala is installed properly.
scalac -version scala -version