A Play Framework 2.6 startup script example (Scala) alvin April 4, 2018 - 4:46pm

Play Framework FAQ: Can you share an example of a Play Framework 2.6 startup script, i.e., a shell script that shows the commands and parameters you use to run a Play Framework application?

Sure. Assuming that you created a production mode version of your application with the sbt dist command, deployed that zip file to a production server, and have a Play Framework 2.6 application named “myapp,” you can put a command like this in a Unix/Linux shell script to start your Play application:

How do I set the Play Framework 2.6 port in production mode?

Play Framework FAQ: How do I set the Play Framework 2.6 port in production mode?

You set the port that your Play Framework application listens on by passing the http.port parameter to the “run” script for your application:


Here’s an example of a command I use to execute the run script for a Play Framework application named myapp:

My Drupal website “go-live” checklist alvin April 16, 2016 - 4:14pm

As a short “note to self,” these are most of the steps I took in the last day to get my new Drupal website, A Survival Guide for New Consultants live:

Android: The Google Play Store launch checklist alvin April 14, 2015 - 3:41pm

If you ever want to publish an Android app on the Google Play Store, you need to prepare for release, including following the guidelines in the Publishing Checklist for Google Play.

Drupal database configuration files - development, testing, and production environments

Drupal database configuration file FAQ: Is there something I can do to quit having to change my Drupal settings.php file every time I go from my Development Environment to Testing and Production?

Yes! One of the things I didn't like about Drupal when I first started working with it was the settings.php file in the sites/default directory. I thought that was THE database configuration file, and you had to keep changing it when you went from Development to Testing to Production.