Play i18n Messages: Playing with i18n messages of Play Framework on client-side

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Playing JsMessages

The following blog and attached code represent an example to compute localized messages of Play Application on client side.

Basically, Play JsMessages library takes the i18n messages of our Play application, sends them to the client-side as a JSON object and defines a JavaScript function returning a message value from a given language and the message key and arguments.

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  • Used Play JsMessages library to access i18n messages from client-side
  • Embedded JS & CSS libraries with WebJars.
  • Integrating with a CSS framework (Twitter Bootstrap 3.1.1)
  • Bootswatch-Darkly with Twitter Bootstrap 3.1.1 to improve the look and feel of the application

Instructions :-

  • To run the Play Framework, you need JDK 6 or later
  • Install Typesafe Activator if you do not have it already. You can get it from here
  • Execute ./activator clean compile to build the product
  • Execute ./activator run to execute the product
  • playing-jsmessages should now be accessible at localhost:9000

References :-

Code on GitHub


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