Play 2.6.0 released

The Play team is proud to announce the release of Play 2.6.0. This release adds a number of new features and continues our efforts to make Play more modular, flexible, and secure. It also completes our removal of global state from the core of Play, making it easier to write self-contained Play applications. What's new? Some improvements in Play 2.6.0 include: Akka HTTP is now the default server backend. We still will support the Netty server backend but plan to implement most new features on Akka…

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Introducing the Play Blog

Welcome to the new Play Framework blog. We plan to use this as a place to share updates with the community and technical content related to using or developing features of Play. We have some exciting articles planned as we work on the Play 2.6 and future releases and work to make Play more useful and easy to use. We are interested in having guest posts as well, so let us know if you'd like to contribute. The Dev mailing list is a good place to discuss blog ideas…

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