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 ...