§What’s new in Play 2.8
This page highlights the new features of Play 2.8. If you want to learn about the changes you need to make when you migrate to Play 2.8, check out the Play 2.8 Migration Guide.
Play 2.8 brings the latest minor version of Akka. Although Akka 2.6 is binary compatible with 2.5, there are changes in the default configurations and some deprecated features were removed. You can see more details about the changes in Akka 2.6 migration guide.
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