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Learning Play! Framework 2 by Andy Petrella

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Chapter 9. Code Once, Deploy Everywhere

In this book, we saw how the Play! Framework 2 can be used to create great web applications. However, we only saw them running on our machine, which is a dev machine. So far, so good, but a web application is not meant to be used this way; it has to be productionized, which requires it to be deployed on a so-called Prod server . A Play! Framework 2 application can be deployed in several ways, for example, in a servlet container, such as Tomcat. However, in this chapter we'll concentrate on a particular use case; cloud deployment on a Platform as a Service (PaaS).

But, wait! There is something that a web application needs before before it can be released to the end user. It needs a neutral environment, which ...

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