Quick start – Creating your first Play application

Now that we have a working Play installation in place, we will see how easy it is to create and run a new application with just a few keystrokes.

Besides walking through the structure of our Play application, we will also look at what we can do with the command-line interface of Play and how fast modifications of our application are made visible.

Finally, we will take a look at the setup of integrated development environments (IDEs).

Step 1 – Creating a new Play application

So, let's create our first Play application. In fact, we create two applications, because Play comes with the APIs for Java and Scala, the sample accompanying us in this book is implemented twice, each in one separate language. ...

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