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a walk in the dark side

Previously I got my first version of simple todo rest service working with scala and play framework and had some ideas what to do next. Since then I've implemented a second version of the rest service, this time backed by MongoDB. I also managed to create a simple web application as a user interface for the service.


TL;DR;
https://github.com/jorilytter/simple-todo/tree/mongodb-integration
https://github.com/jorilytter/simple-todo-ui


MongoDB with scala
This was a idea that I had earlier and the actual implementation was pretty straightforward with the help of salat library. Integrating salat with play framework required me to implement a custom context but salat documentation already provided this solution so it was just a matter of reading the documentation.

Other issue that I faced was with reading and writing json documents but that's where play's documentation provided the needed answers after some initial searches with google.

Like before the implementation is shared at …