Did you know Scala has an FAQ? If you didn’t that could be because it hadn’t been updated in years…
…until now! New version is online at https://docs.scala-lang.org/tutorials/FAQ/index.html — it’s also the first search result if you google “scala faq”, and it’s also reachable via the sca.la redirection service: https://sca.la/faq
PRs with further improvements are encouraged. Source file is https://github.com/scala/docs.scala-lang/blob/master/_overviews/FAQ/index.md
Now that I’ve laid the foundation, I’m hoping this might attract some contributor interest, and then after a while (in a few weeks, perhaps?) we could publicize it more widely.
This scratches a personal itch: I’m often answering the same questions over and over again on Gitter, I feel. From now on, I’m going to try to notice when I’m doing that, and add it to the FAQ.
And still answer, but with an FAQ link
Note that I don’t foresee this turning into a huge document… there are only so many questions are actually frequently asked by newcomers to our chat rooms and forums.