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Instant Play Framework Starter by Daniel Dietrich

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Installation

In four easy steps, we can install Play and get it set up on our system.

Step 1 – What do I need?

Before you install Play, you need to check if JDK 6 or later is installed, which can be downloaded here: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads

Tip

The JDK should be pre-installed on Mac OS X and Linux. The OpenJDK, a viable open-source alternative to the Oracle JDK, is already a part of many Linux distributions. Windows users should download and install the latest JDK as mentioned previously.

This is the only requirement. Play is bundled with its own web server and build environment, so we don't have to install additional software.

As mentioned previously, Play provides more than just an API for programming web applications—Play ...

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