Play v2.8.0 Release Notes

Release Date: 2019-07-09 // 3 months ago
  • 🚀 The Play Team is pleased to announce the release of Play Framework 2.8.0-M3. This is the third milestone release of Play 2.8.x series. Like all milestone releases, the primary goal is to get feedback, so please let us know if something isn't working or you see something that should be improved. If you are the author of a Play module, we would recommend checking out this release to see how it will affect your module.

    🚀 There are many improvements and changes at this new release, and you can see them all in Github milestone.

    🔄 Changelog

    Some of the most relevant changes are:

    🚀 1. Akka 2.6.0-M4: as you can see in our roadmap, support Akka 2.6 is a priority, so we are closely tracking Akka 2.6 milestone releases to discover possible integrations problems sooner than later. 🚀 2. Dependencies updates: thanks to scala-steward, all dependencies were updated to the newest versions. The most relevant updates were specs2 4.6.0, Jackson Databind 2.9.9.1, and Mockito 3.0.0.

    👀 See the full list of changes here:

    1. Github milestone
    2. All changes

    Credits

    Finally, thanks to the community for their help with detailed bug reports, discussion about new features, and pull requests review.

    👍 Thanks to Lightbend for their continued sponsorship of the Play core team's efforts. Lightbend offers commercial support for Play.

    Special thanks to the following contributors who helped with this release: Ignasi Marimon-Clos, Dale Wijnand, Marcos Pereira, Renato Cavalcanti, takashima0411, xuwei-k, Matthias Kurz, Nafer Sanabria.


Previous changes from v2.8.0-M2

  • 🚀 The Play Team is pleased to announce the release of Play Framework 2.8.0-M2.

    🚀 Like all milestone releases, the primary goal is to get feedback, so please let us know if something isn't working or you see something that should be improved. If you are the author of a Play module, we would recommend checking out this release to see how it will affect your module.

    🚀 There are many improvements and changes at this new release, and you can see them all in Github milestone.

    🚀 This release builds on Akka 2.6.0-M3 and includes binaries for Scala 2.13 and 2.12.