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Typesafe Activator 1.1.1 (Open Source)

Includes Play 2.2.2 & Templates 263M

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What is Typesafe Activator?

Typesafe Activator gets you started with the Typesafe Reactive Platform, including Play Framework, Akka and Scala. It is a hub for developers that want to build reactive applications, providing an in-browser or command-line environment for creating new applications.

The fastest way to get started with Play

Getting started is a snap! After downloading, extracting and running Activator, the wizard-based interface guides you to select a template to start from. Each template includes an in-context tutorial with a code overview.


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Run Typesafe Activator

Download Typesafe Activator, and unzip the file

Download Activator 1.1.1 (263M)

Extract the downloaded zip file to your system.

Start Typesafe Activator's UI

In your File Explorer, navigate into the directory that Typesafe Activator was extracted to, right-click on the file named activator.bat, then select "Open", and if prompted with a warning, click to continue.

Or from a command line:

 C:\Users\typesafe\activator-1.1.1> activator ui 
This will start Typesafe Activator and open your browser to the Activator UI.

Create a new application

Choose from dozens of template applications to get started with.

Once the application is created you can explore the code, run the tests, and run the application. Each template includes a tutorial that will walk you through the individual pieces of the application and how it works.

Learn more

Read the Activator Docs to learn about using Activator from the command line and learn more about using Activator's other features.

Classic Distribution

Play Framework 2.2.2 Zip Mar 1 2014

Classic Samples & Command Line 107.7M

Get started with the Traditional Zip

The Traditional Play Zip provides a play command to create new applications, run tests, and run the application. Check out the Play docs for Installation instructions.

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Development versions

Previews of releases in the pipeline.

play-2.2.3-RC2.zip Apr 19 2014 107.7M

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play-1.2.5.3.zip Sep 23 2013 61.8M
play-2.2.1.zip Oct 31 2013 104.8M
play-2.2.0.zip Sep 20 2013 105.5M
play-2.1.5.zip Sep 20 2013 145.2M
play-2.0.8.zip Sep 20 2013 96.6M
play-2.1.4.zip Sep 11 2013 145.2M
play-2.0.7.zip Sep 11 2013 96.6M
play-2.1.3.zip Aug 06 2013 145.2M
play-1.2.7.zip Aug 29 2013 61.7M
play-1.2.5.2.zip Aug 29 2013 61.7M
play-2.0.6.zip Aug 06 2013 96.6M
play-1.2.6.zip Aug 06 2013 61.7M
play-1.2.5.1.zip Aug 06 2013 61.7M
play-1.1.3.zip Aug 06 2013 49.1M
play-1.0.3.4.zip Aug 06 2013 32.9M
play-2.0.5.zip Aug 01 2013 96.6M
play-2.1.2.zip Jul 05 2013 145.5M
play-2.1.1.zip Apr 03 2013 145.2M
play-2.1.0.zip Feb 06 2013 144.3M
play-2.0.4.zip Oct 01 2012 96.6M
play-2.0.3.zip Aug 03 2012 92.1M
play-1.2.5.zip Jul 03 2012 61.7M
play-2.0.2.zip Jun 26 2012 92.9M
play-2.0.1.zip May 02 2012 90.1M
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play-1.2.4.zip Dec 02 2011 58.1M
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play-1.2.1.zip May 02 2011 55.7M
play-1.2.zip Apr 13 2011 55.7M
play-1.1.1.zip Jan 25 2011 48.3M
play-1.1.zip Nov 01 2010 48.1M
play-1.0.3.2.zip Jul 28 2010 32.9M
play-1.0.3.1.zip Jul 15 2010 32.8M
play-1.0.3.zip Jun 16 2010 32.8M
play-1.0.2.1.zip Apr 16 2010 32.8M
play-1.0.2.zip Apr 06 2010 32.8M
play-1.0.1.zip Jan 17 2010 44.6M
play-1.0.zip Oct 19 2009 41.5M