Scripts in Scala CLI can use dependencies and other features as standard Scala programs. Scala CLI is command-line first giving access to all its features without need for any configuration file or specific project structure.
Scripting with Scala CLI
Scripts are as powerful as other programs
Scala CLI can be set up in shebang lines, making your *.scala or *.sc files runnable
Scala CLI supports piping inputs and is designed to be embeddable in other scripts, turning Scala into proper scripting language