Play 2.6.2 Released!

The Play team is proud to announce the release of Play 2.6.2. The most important fixes are related to some deadlocks in development mode: #7622: Deadlock issue - play 2.6.1 #7614: The action constructed from an ActionRefiner instance doesn't work in develop mode. Thanks to the community for the detailed reports and invaluable help. A complete list of changes and fixes can be seen here: https://github.com/playframework/playframework/milestone/58?closed=1 Again, special thanks to the following contributors who helped with this release:…

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Play 2.6.1 released!

The Play team is proud to announce the release of Play 2.6.1. This is our first release after 2.6.0, and it should be backwards compatible. This release adds a number of bug fixes and improvements, including in our documentation. We really appreciate the feedback, bug reports and especially the contributions from the community. A complete list of changes can be seen here: https://github.com/playframework/playframework/milestone/57?closed=1 This release also updates play-json to version 2.6.2 (see changes), Twirl to version…

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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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