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Will Another Play-Style Framework Make its Way to Java?

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I’ve just discovered the Ninja Web Framework. This one isn’t “yet another framework”, it’s actually heavily based on the very popular Play Framework ideas. It seems to provide a substitute for the latter, since Zenexity andTypesafe have formed an alliance to further support Play primarily in the Scala ecosystem. Some people may feel that this makes the Play+Java combination a second-class citizen. The Ninja Web Framework is maintained by a Berlin-based company calledFinalFrontierLabs, who were great fans of Play when they were using it in Java. You have to love their company profile:

Picture Copyright (c) 2013 by FinalFrontierLabs

As some people seem to have regretted Play's focus on Scala, this framework is certainly one to keep an eye out for in the near future!

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