Play framework

Getting started with ReactJS, Play 2.4.x, Scala, Anorm and WebJars

Reading Time: 2 minutes playing-reactjs This blog describes a basic example to render UI using React(A JavaScript library for building user interfaces) with Play 2.4.x, Scala, Anorm and WebJars. It also demonstrates the use of evolution in Play 2.4.x This is a classic CRUD application, backed by a JDBC database. It demonstrates: Handling asynchronous results, Handling time-outs Achieving, Futures to use more idiomatic error handling. Accessing a JDBC database, Continue Reading

Swagger With Play2

Reading Time: 5 minutes What is Swagger : Swagger is very powerful tool for REST API description and API documentation.Swagger API gives a Swagger GUI for humans to learn and test your API.It’s 100% open source.The goal of Swagger is to enable client and documentation systems to update at the same pace as the server. The documentation of methods, parameters, and models are tightly integrated into the server code, Continue Reading

Mastering in Frontend : Getting Into Concepts – Part 1

Reading Time: 5 minutes All about AnguarJs, ReactJs, BackboneJs, JQuery and other libraries, from the intro to the actual concept.

Play 2.4.X : Microservice Architecture using Play and Scala

Reading Time: < 1 minute Playing-Microservices This blog describes a basic Microservice architecture design using Play 2.4.X and Scala. The big idea behind microservices is to architect large, complex and long-lived applications as a set of cohesive services that evolve over time. The term microservices strongly suggests that the services should be small. In short, the microservice architectural style is an approach to developing a single application as a suite Continue Reading

Play 2.3.x PDF : Basic example for generating PDF documents dynamically from Play Application with the help of play2-pdf module

Reading Time: 2 minutes In this blog I have created a basic example for generating PDF documents dynamically from Play Application with the help of play2-pdf module Play 2.3.x PDF module: This module helps generating PDF documents dynamically from your Play! web application. It simply renders your HTML- and CSS-based templates to PDF. It is based on the Flying Saucer library, which in turn uses iText for PDF generation. Continue Reading

Play framework security with Silhouette

Reading Time: 6 minutes Silhouette is a security library for Play framework. Its basically a core only fork of Secure Social, which is another security library for play framework. Secure Social is a great framework for lots of user but my experience with secure social is not that good, nor with some of my friends and colleagues who use Play framework in their application. It’s been thrown out from Continue Reading

Playing Gravatar: A basic example to generate gravatar using email address with Play Framework

Reading Time: 2 minutes Playing Gravatar Image In this blog I have created a basic example to generate gravatar using email address with Play Framework Gravatar: An “avatar” is an image that represents you online—a little picture that appears next to your name when you interact with websites. A Gravatar is a Globally Recognized Avatar. You upload it and create your profile just once, and then when you participate Continue Reading

Tutorial #3: Getting started with HTTP Programming in Play Framework

Reading Time: < 1 minute We have already discussed about the Play development environment in Tutorial #1 and use of WebJars, jQuery, Bootstrap & Bootswatch with Play in Tutorial #2 So, In this blog we would discuss about HTTP programming in Play Framework which would drive us through rest of the tutorial series.  We would be running this blog as a series and we would be looking at various aspects Continue Reading

AWS Services: AWS SDK on the Scala with Play Framework

Reading Time: 3 minutes playing-aws-scala The following blog and attached code represent a simple example of Amazon Web Services in the Scala way with Play Framework using AWScala but in this blog I have implemented only Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) functionalities. AWScala: AWS SDK on the Scala REPL AWScala enables Scala developers to easily work with Amazon Web Services in the Scala way. Though AWScala objects basically Continue Reading

Play Framework has lost its relevance. Or has it?

Reading Time: 3 minutes The last few weeks, rather months have been very interesting for Play Framework at least at Knoldus. We end up working and custom developing large sophisticated products and very niche reactive products. Over the last few months there has been a healthy (the part where people starting pulling each others hair is omitted on purpose) on whether we should be using the Play Framework at Continue Reading

Playing JSONP : A basic example to integrate JSONP mechanism in Play Application with the help of play-jsonp-filter module

Reading Time: 3 minutes Playing JSONP Basic example to integrate JSONP mechanism in Play Application with the help of play-jsonp-filter module play-jsonp-filter This filter enables JSONP on your existing API: any resource that returns a JSON content will return a JavaScript fragment if there is an additional callback parameter in the query string. For example, if the resource /foo gives the following JSON result: {“foo”: “bar”}, the resource /foo?callback=f Continue Reading

Google reCAPTCHA: Basic example to integrate Google reCAPTCHA in Play Application with the help of play-recaptcha module

Reading Time: 2 minutes Playing with Google reCAPTCHA Basic example to integrate Google reCAPTCHA in Play Application with the help of play-recaptcha module Play reCAPTCHA Module This is a Play Framework module, for Scala and Play 2.x, to provide integration with Google reCAPTCHA (version 1 or 2) in a reactive (non-blocking) manner. Used Play reCAPTCHA module to integrate Google reCAPTCHA API Embedded JS & CSS libraries with WebJars. Integrating Continue Reading

Tutorial #2: Using WebJars, jQuery, Bootstrap & Bootswatch with Play application

Reading Time: 2 minutes We have already discussed about the Play development environment in Tutorial #1. So, In this blog we would set up the WebJars, jQuery, Bootstrap & Bootswatch with Play Framework which would drive us through rest of the tutorial series. We would be running this blog as a series and we would be looking at various aspects of play with this blog. In this tutorial we Continue Reading