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§Play 2.8.0-M4 documentation

Play is a high-productivity Java and Scala web application framework that integrates the components and APIs you need for modern web application development.

Play is based on a lightweight, stateless, web-friendly architecture and features predictable and minimal resource consumption (CPU, memory, threads) for highly-scalable applications thanks to its reactive model, based on Akka Streams.

§Latest release

Getting started

  1. What is Play?
  2. Play Requirements
  3. Learning from Play Examples
  4. Creating a New Application
  5. Anatomy of a Play application
  6. Using the Play console
  7. Setting-up your preferred IDE

Hello World Tutorial

  1. Hello World Tutorial
  2. Play Application Overview
  3. Implementing Hello World
  4. Play Tutorials

Working with Play

  1. Play for Java developers
    1. Main concepts
    2. Advanced topics
  2. Play for Scala developers
    1. Main concepts
    2. Advanced topics
  3. Common topics
    1. The build system
    2. Configuration
    3. Static assets
    4. Built-in HTTP filters
    5. Extending Play with modules
    6. Working with Databases
    7. Server Backends
    8. Deploying your application
    9. Scheduling tasks
    10. Application Shutdown
    11. Integrating with Akka Typed

Contributing to Play

  1. Building Play from source
  2. Repositories
  3. Issue tracker
  4. Documentation guidelines
  5. Translating documentation
  6. Working with git
  7. 3rd party tools

About Play

  1. Play philosophy
  2. Play user groups

Play releases

  1. About Play releases
  2. Play 2.8
  3. Play 2.7
  4. Play 2.6
  5. Play 2.5
  6. Play 2.4
  7. Play 2.3
  8. Play 2.2
  9. Play 2.1

§Modules

Module directory

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