Chapter 3. Deconstructing Play application architecture

This chapter covers

  • Learning the key concepts of a Play application’s architecture
  • Understanding the relationships between Play application components
  • Configuring a Play application and its HTTP interface
  • Play’s model-view-controller and asynchronous process APIs
  • Modularizing a Play application

This chapter explains Play at an architectural level. We’ll be covering the main parts of a Play application in this chapter, and you’ll learn which components make up a Play application and how they work together. This will help you gain a broad understanding of how to use Play to build a web application, without going into detail at the code level. This will also allow you to learn which concepts ...

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