Over this past weekend I built a little tool for Play Framework app developers which auto-refreshes an app in Chrome when the source code or static assets change. Check out a video demonstration: For information on how to set it up, check out the project on GitHub: https://github.com/jamesward/play-auto-refresh Special thanks to Josh Suereth for helping [...]
Category Archives: Play Framework
The move towards Single Page Apps and RESTful services open the doors to a much better way of securing web applications. Traditional web applications use browser cookies to identify a user when a request is made to the server. This approach is fundamentally flawed and causes many applications to be vulnerable to Cross-Site Request Forgery [...]
This Wednesday (April 24, 2013) I’ll be presenting an Intro to Play Framework at the Boulder Area Scala Enthusiasts meetup. Also, Dustin Whitney will be presenting an Intro to Scala. Hopefully see you in Boulder!
This week I’m at Devoxx UK and Devoxx FR presenting about Play Framework. Here are the sessions: Tuesday March 26 @ Devoxx UK: Mobile Apps with HTML5 & Play Framework – With Nicolas Leroux Wednesday March 27 @ Devoxx FR: 6 Minute Apps! Build Your First Modern Web App – With Nicolas Leroux Thursday March [...]
This week I’ll be in Canada presenting an Introduction to Play Framework: Toronto Scala Meetup on Tuesday, March 19 Ottawa Scala Enthusiasts on Wednesday, March 20 Scala Montreal Meetup on Thursday, March 21 I’m looking forward to meeting our Scala northerly neighbors!
Tonight I will be doing a question and answer session at the Seattle Scala User Group. So bring your Scala, Akka, and Play Framework questions! Hope to see you there.
DevNexus 2013: Architecting Event-Driven Web, Mobile, and RESTful Apps & Introduction to Play Framework
At DevNexus 2013 I will be giving two talks: Architecting Event-Driven Web, Mobile, and RESTful Apps Non-blocking, asynchronous, and reactive are all the rage today. This session will explore why the patterns are important in modern apps and how to apply them to event-driven web, mobile, and RESTful apps. To illustrate the concepts, Java, Scala, [...]
Tomorrow (February 5, 2013) I will be presenting about Modern Web Apps With Scala and Play at DeveloperWeek in San Francisco. Here is the session description: The web application architecture is rapidly evolving to accommodate mobile, more interactive experiences, integrated real-time, and service composition. This session will teach you how to build modern web applications [...]