Book Review: Play Framework Cookbook

The Play Framework is a Java web framework that disposes of much of the traditional Java dogma and strives to create a developer experience similar to that of more established frameworks in other languages such as Rails and Django. Gone are the routine getters and setters, replaced by public static fields. Similarly, controller methods are implemented as public static methods. Once a seasoned Java developer has gotten over these shocking design decisions and actually written an application or two with Play, the Play Framework Cookbook by Alexander Reelsen is a good next step to learning the full depth of the framework.

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