Chapter 10. Web services, iteratees, and WebSockets

This chapter covers

  • Accessing web services
  • Using the iteratee library to deal with large responses
  • Using WebSockets
  • Creating custom body parsers

In previous chapters, we saw the elementary parts of a Play application. Your toolkit now contains all the tools you need to start building your own real-world applications. But there’s more to Play. Many web applications perform similar functionality, and Play bundles some libraries that make those functionalities easier to build, such as a cache, a library for making web service requests, libraries for OpenID and OAuth authentication, and utilities for cryptography and filesystem access.

Play also lays the foundation for the next generation of ...

Get Play for Scala now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.