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

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Coding Play 2 web apps with IntelliJ IDEA 14

For this recipe, we will explore how to use the popular IDE, IntelliJ IDEA 14 to code Play 2 web applications. We will be using the community edition:

How to do it…

For this recipe, you need to perform the following steps:

  1. Download and install IntelliJ IDEA 14 from the Jetbrains website:

    https://www.jetbrains.com/idea/download/

  2. Navigate to the Play 2 web application with which you will want to use IDEA 14; in this recipe, play2-parse-84:
        cd play2-parse-84
    
  3. Using activator, generate the base IDEA 14 project files:
        $ activator idea
        [info] Creating IDEA module for project 'play2-parse-84' ...
        [info] Running compile:managedSources ...
        [info] Running test:managedSources ...
     [info] Created /Users/cookbook/play2-parse-84/.idea/IdeaProject.iml ...

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