Looking into Scala

I’m spending a little time this Christmas holiday looking into Scala which is a functional programming language that runs on the JVM. I’m off to a good start with the excellent The Busy Java devlopers Guide to Scala on developerWorks by Ted Neward.

object HelloWorld {
  def main(args : Array[String]) {
    Console.println("Hello Scala World!")
    for (value <- args; if value.startsWith("Lotus")) {