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Scala Documentation

This repository contains the source for the Scala documentation website, as well as the source for "Scala Improvement Process" (SIP) documents.


Please have a look at before making a contribution. This document gives an overview of the type of documentation contained within the Scala Documentation repository and the repository's structure.

Small changes, or corrected typos will generally be pulled in right away. Large changes, like the addition of new documents, or the rewriting of existing documents will be thoroughly reviewed-- please keep in mind that, generally, new documents must be very well-polished, complete, and maintained in order to be accepted.



Jekyll is required. Follow the install instructions at the Jekyll wiki. In most cases, you can install via RubyGems:

gem install jekyll

OSX users might need to update RubyGems:

sudo gem update --system


Grab the RubyInstaller. Try release 1.8.x if you experience unicode problems with 1.9.x.

Follow the instructions for RubyInstaller DevKit.

Install Jekyll using the gem package manager:

gem install jekyll

Building & Viewing

cd into the directory, and build by:

jekyll --server

The generated site is available at http://localhost:4000


The markdown used in this site uses Maruku extensions.


All documentation contained in this repository is licensed by EPFL under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license ("CC-BY-SA"), unless otherwise noted. By submitting a "pull request," or otherwise contributing to this repository, you implicitly agree to license your contribution under the above CC-BY-SA license. The source code of this website is licensed to EPFL under the Scala License, unless otherwise noted.

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