The main focus of this release has been adding support for Play Framework. 21 scala web applications to Escalante. This means that Play 2.1 applications can be built, deployed and run on top of Escalante just like a normal Play application but with some limitations. To help Play users deploy applications on top of Escalante, quickstart applications. Have been developed and these are the best starting point. Here's a summary of other highlights of this release:. Escalante SBT plugin version. With added su...
Based on our experience of pitching Escalante to Scala developers, it has become clear that managed environments are considered too heavyweight, particularly when it comes to ease of development, and hence most Scala developers building concurrent applications are trying to stay away from them choosing instead to build Akka or Play applications. In other words, Scala developers are focused on building solid, statically typed, applications with the least amount of resistance. First, the Reactive Manifesto.