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Fast Track to Play


Friday, November 30, 2012 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (CET)

Fast Track to Play

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Very Early Bird Ended €425.00 €0.00
Early Bird Ended €475.00 €0.00
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Course Description and Objectives

This one-day course, designed by Fredrik Ekholdt, a Scala and web application expert, and Peter Hausel, one of the main Play committers, is what you need to quick start web application development with Play 2.0.

It is intended to enable developers who want to consolidate their Scala skills and learn about this great web framework.

The course will center around a web application that you will build from the ground up using Play 2.0. Therefore it is necessary to bring your notebook with Java 6 installed. Code examples and exercises will be written in Scala, so previous experience with Scala is required. Experience with HTML and JavaScript is also a prerequisite.

After having participated in this course you should

  • know how to build fully fledged web applications using Play 2.0 
  • know best practices for developing web applications using Play 2.0
  • be confident to start using Play 2.0 application in production

The presentation will frequently be mixed with hands-on exercises that give you a good opportunity to try what you have learnt and a chance to clarify your understanding. Therefore it is necessary that you bring your notebook with Java 6 installed.


  • Play 2.0 philosophy and architecture
  • Basics of Play: controllers, views and routing
  • Forms
  • Web services
  • Working with JSON in Play
  • Ajax
  • Building non-blocking web applications
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When & Where

EPFL Science Park (PSED)
1015 Lausanne

Friday, November 30, 2012 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (CET)

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