The former 'play' command has been replaced by a more general '
activator' command. Read the announcement.
Play from the command line
Add activator your PATH to have the command available in your cli.
Create a new project from the command line:
Run an existing project from its directory:
Enter the interactive cli (in project directory):
Activator’s ui and tutorials
Learn. Compile. Test. Run.
Activator comes with a ui for learning Play. Launch the ui by double clicking the activator executable or using the following command in your terminal:
A webpage will open in your browser, then follow the instructions to choose and open a tutorial.
Read more about Activator Tutorials for Play.
More about Activator
Typesafe Activator gets you started with Play and the Typesafe Reactive Platform. It is a hub for developers that want to build reactive applications, providing both a command line and an in browser environment for creating new applications.
Getting started is a snap, please refer to the following instructions or the complete Getting Started page, including an introduction video.
The Traditional Play Zip provides a
play command to create new applications, run tests, and run the application. Check out the Play docs for Installation instructions.
Previews of releases in the pipeline.
|Play 2.4.0-RC5 (activator)||May 19 2015|
|Play 2.3.8 (activator)||Feb 11 2015|
|Play 2.3.7 (activator)||Dec 3 2014|
|Play 2.3.6 (activator)||Oct 28 2014|
|Play 2.3.5 (activator)||Oct 7 2014|
|Play 2.3.4 (activator)||Sep 1 2014|
|Play 2.3.3 (activator)||Aug 12 2014|
|Play 2.3.2 (activator)||Jul 21 2014|
|Play 2.3.1 (activator)||Jun 25 2014|
|Play 2.3.0 (activator)||May 30 2014|
|play-2.2.6.zip||Nov 14 2014||107.7M|
|play-2.2.5.zip||Oct 07 2014||107.7M|
|play-2.2.4.zip||Jul 21 2014||107.7M|
|play-2.2.3.zip||May 1 2014||107.7M|
|play-2.2.2.zip||Mar 1 2014||107.7M|
|play-2.2.1.zip||Oct 31 2013||104.8M|
|play-2.2.0.zip||Sep 20 2013||105.5M|
|play-2.1.5.zip||Sep 20 2013||145.2M|
|play-2.1.4.zip||Sep 11 2013||145.2M|
|play-2.1.3.zip||Aug 06 2013||145.2M|
|play-2.1.2.zip||Jul 05 2013||145.5M|
|play-2.1.1.zip||Apr 03 2013||145.2M|
|play-2.1.0.zip||Feb 06 2013||144.3M|
|play-2.0.8.zip||Sep 20 2013||96.6M|
|play-2.0.7.zip||Sep 11 2013||96.6M|
|play-2.0.6.zip||Aug 06 2013||96.6M|
|play-2.0.5.zip||Aug 01 2013||96.6M|
|play-2.0.4.zip||Oct 01 2012||96.6M|
|play-2.0.3.zip||Aug 03 2012||92.1M|
|play-2.0.2.zip||Jun 26 2012||92.9M|
|play-2.0.1.zip||May 02 2012||90.1M|
|play-2.0.zip||Mar 13 2012||89.4M|
|play-18.104.22.168.zip||May 6 2015||60.6M|
|play-22.214.171.124.zip||May 6 2015||60.6M|
|play-126.96.36.199.zip||May 6 2015||60.6M|
|play-188.8.131.52.zip||Sep 23 2013||61.8M|
|play-1.2.7.zip||Aug 29 2013||61.7M|
|play-184.108.40.206.zip||Aug 29 2013||61.7M|
|play-1.2.6.zip||Aug 06 2013||61.7M|
|play-220.127.116.11.zip||Aug 06 2013||61.7M|
|play-1.2.5.zip||Jul 03 2012||61.7M|
|play-1.2.4.zip||Dec 02 2011||58.1M|
|play-1.2.3.zip||Aug 24 2011||58.2M|
|play-1.2.2.zip||Jul 05 2011||57.6M|
|play-1.2.1.zip||May 02 2011||55.7M|
|play-1.2.zip||Apr 13 2011||55.7M|
|play-1.1.3.zip||Aug 06 2013||49.1M|
|play-1.1.2.zip||Aug 23 2011||48.3M|
|play-1.1.1.zip||Jan 25 2011||48.3M|
|play-1.1.zip||Nov 01 2010||48.1M|
|play-18.104.22.168.zip||Aug 06 2013||32.9M|
|play-22.214.171.124.zip||Aug 23 2011||32.8M|
|play-126.96.36.199.zip||Jul 28 2010||32.9M|
|play-188.8.131.52.zip||Jul 15 2010||32.8M|
|play-1.0.3.zip||Jun 16 2010||32.8M|
|play-184.108.40.206.zip||Apr 16 2010||32.8M|
|play-1.0.2.zip||Apr 06 2010||32.8M|
|play-1.0.1.zip||Jan 17 2010||44.6M|
|play-1.0.zip||Oct 19 2009||41.5M|
Play as a dependency
You can find instructions on how to create a Play application with sbt in the last section of the creating a new application page.
Build from source
The source code is hosted on Github, you can follow the instructions on the Build from the sources page.