Running Play on GraalVM

On the 17th of April, Oracle Labs presented the community the first release cadence for their new universal virtual machine called GraalVM. Graal is a Polyglot VM that can run multiple languages and can interop between them without any overhead. In this blog post I will go into details what this means for Scala and especially for Play Framework and what runtime characteristics the new VM has, when running Play on top of it. Graal currently comes in two flavors, one is the Community Edition which is open source and…

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Play 2.6.13 released!

The Play Team is pleased to announce the release of Play Framework 2.6.13. It is the latest stable release of Play. What is Play Framework? Play is a high-productivity Java and Scala web application framework that integrates the components and APIs you need for modern web application development. Play is based on a lightweight, stateless, web-friendly architecture and features predictable and minimal resource consumption (CPU, memory, threads) for highly-scalable applications thanks to its reactive model, based on Akka Streams. Getting Play To start a new project, visit https:…

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Introducing discuss.playframework.com

Dear Play community, We are pleased to announce a new way to communicate with Play community: https://discuss.playframework.com/. It is a Discourse forum sponsored and hosted by Lightbend. As many of you probably already know, Lightbend sponsors Akka, Play, and Lagom development and it is now helping us to integrate the communities. The new forum is co-hosted under the discuss.lightbend.com domain, along with discuss.lagomframework.com and discuss.akka.io. Each of these domains redirects you to the main category for the corresponding project, so you…

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Play 2.6.12 released!

The Play Team is pleased to announce the release of Play Framework 2.6.12. This is the latest stable release of Play. What is Play Framework? Play is a high-productivity Java and Scala web application framework that integrates the components and APIs you need for modern web application development. Play is based on a lightweight, stateless, web-friendly architecture and features predictable and minimal resource consumption (CPU, memory, threads) for highly-scalable applications thanks to its reactive model, based on Akka Streams. Getting Play To start a new project, visit https:…

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Play 2.6.11 released!

The Play Team is pleased to announce the release of Play Framework 2.6.11. This is the latest stable release of Play. Getting Play To start a new project, visit https://www.playframework.com/download. To upgrade an existing Play 2.6 project, edit your project/plugins.sbt file and set the sbt-plugin to 2.6.11. To update an older Play project, take a look at the Migration Guide. Changelog See the full list of changes and the 2.6.11 milestone on GitHub. The changes include several…

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