Play Framework Free Download

Play Framework Free Download

Play framework is a web application framework based on Scala. This download is the latest version of Play. It is a complete offline installer for Windows 32bit/64bit.

Play Framework Overview

Play framework is a Scala-based web development framework, inspired by ASP.NET MVC, Ruby on Rails and Django. It includes Java wrapper API with Model View Controller. Coding by Design to increase the productivity and maintain the scalability of the application. It provides simplicity for Java Enterprise development and supports backward compatibility with Java Libraries. The good thing about Play framework is that it compiles each and every file in the project including HTML, CSS, and JavaScript and completely RESTful. It has integrated a couple of testing tools i.e. JUnit and Selenium.

Play Framework Features

The Play is a stateless framework that gives you the desired performance. With a bulky set of plugins, you can get your desired product with less effort. The Play uses JBoss Netty Server to run the applications, so it supports Asynchronous Input and Output. All the controller methods are static as in Scala. It is a wonderful framework to learn functional programming. Modular architecture introduced the concept of modules.

Features of Play

Play comes up with a bundle of tremendous features including

  • JBoss Netty Web Server
  • ORM not required
  • Support for Scala is much better than Java
  • Based on annotations
  • Java Persistence API
  •  JUnit and Selenium for Testing
  • Integrated database for testing
  • Asynchronous I/O
  • Static controller methods
  • Completly RESTful
  • SMTP mailer support
  • Compile HTML, CSS, and JavaScript files
  • Support for OpenID
  • Stateless Framework
  • Inspired by ASP.NET, Django, and Ruby on Rails
  • dependency management by sbt
  • Asynchronous HTTP programming
  • Twirl as template engine
  • Can Create and use Web Services
  • Integration with Akka
  • Internationalization
  • Dependency Injection
  • Uses annotations

System Requirements for Play

Before downloading and installing play Framework, have a look at given environment requirements

  • Java Version: Java 1.8 or above
  • Eclipse Version: Eclipse 3.7 or above (Scala Installed for Scala Development)

Play Framework Free Download

Click the below link to download the standalone zip installer of Play Framework for Windows x86 and x64 architecture. It is compatible with all the new and older releases of Windows.