play framework meetup in Berlin in November 2015

2 minute read 17 November 2015

During the play framework meetup in Berlin in November 2015:

for a better workflow between designers and developers

Laura made a very good talk about how to better organize the work between front-end designers and developers.

For that, her team build some tools:

  • the designer uses an assets pipeline in nodejs to build a website. The templates are written with handlebars. When the website is ready, a release is made and all assets are packaged as a webjar:

  • the developer uses a play framework application that is capable of using directly the assets released by the designer:


Project using this workflow:

type classes in Scala

I introduced type classes in Scala:

Step by step, I explained how the Json Reads/Writes/Formats work in the scala API of the play framework.