Chapter 2. The parts of an application

This chapter covers

  • Introducing our sample application
  • Discussing the contents of a new application
  • Setting up an IDE
  • Configuring a debugger

Now that you know what Play is all about, it’s time to start building a serious application. In this chapter, we’ll dive deeper into what makes up a Play application, and give you an introduction to all the important concepts you’ll need to know about when building a Play application. The following chapters will then explore each concept in more detail.

In this chapter, we’ll also introduce the example application that we’ll evolve into an enterprise-like application as we progress through the chapters of this book. The application we chose will be an example ...

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