Foreword

Change comes in waves. You’re reading this book because you want to be part of the next wave of change in software development. Big data, mobile, JavaScript-based web apps, RESTful services, functional programming, and the real-time web are propelling us into a new era. Every new era is accompanied by a new set of tools, which keen developers wield to build amazing things. Play Framework and Scala are the tools you’ll use to ride the approaching wave and build the next amazing thing.

When surfing a new wave, it’s best to go along with experts in the surf break. They can tell you when and where to go, what places to avoid, and how to have a smooth ride. Peter Hilton, Erik Bakker, and Francisco Canedo are your experts in the Play and Scala ...

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