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What I love and hate about Play 1

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Play 2 has been announced a few weeks ago.

I am currently working on a project based on version 1 of this framework, as I am envisaging a migration, I decided to write two blog posts about this experience. The text below contains my personal thoughts on Play 1, I’ll try at a later stage to hunt for some time to use this as a comparison point for my feed-back on Play 2 and the migration process (if I confirm it should happen…)

Here are some major characteristics of Play (just check their online docs for more details, that is not the point of this post):

  • Web framework for Java and/or Scala
  • Not based on servlet, although a project can be converted to a war package
  • No server-side session
  • Java controller methods are public static void

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Written by Svend

December 2, 2011 at 12:11 pm

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Migrating From AWS Beanstalk to Cloud Foundry in (almost) zero steps :-)

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I am developping a small web app for a few months during my free time. I used to deploy it to the AWS Beanstalk platform, today I’ve been amazed how easy it has been to migrate it to Cloud Foundry :-).

My app is mostly based on JSF2/jquery/Spring/Jackson + the AWS-specific APIs for storing data into AWS SDB and S3.

The migration to Cloudfoundry is the most straightforward migration experience I’ve seen up to now, it boiled down to: Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Svend

September 8, 2011 at 8:50 pm