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Play Framework Cookbook - Second Edition by Giancarlo Inductivo, Alexander Reelsen

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Creating a Play development environment using Vagrant

We will explore how to create a portable development environment for Play 2 development using Vagrant, a powerful addition to any developer's toolchain. Vagrant allows developers to automate the creation of a development environment, from installing the required development kits for Read-Eval-Print Loop (REPL) tools, to installing other services such as MySQL and Redis. This setup is useful for multimember development teams or developers who work off of multiple workstations, where a consistent, identical development environment is necessary and ideal.

For this recipe, we will create our Vagrant instance from the ground up, installing the required libraries to run our sample Play web application, ...

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