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Play Silhouette Postgres Async Seed

Play Silhouette Postgres Async Seed

Kyle Unverferth
July 10, 2015
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A template Play 2.4 application which uses Silhouette 3.0 ( as an authentication library for local credentials, Facebook, Google, and Twitter. All users and sessions are persisted asynchronously thanks to postgres-async ( and jdub-async (

How to get "Play Silhouette Postgres Async Seed" on your computer

There are several ways to get this template.

Option 1: Choose play-silhouette-postgres-async-seed in the Lightbend Activator UI.

Already have Lightbend Activator (get it here)? Launch the UI then search for play-silhouette-postgres-async-seed in the list of templates.

Option 2: Download the play-silhouette-postgres-async-seed project as a zip archive

If you haven't installed Activator, you can get the code by downloading the template bundle for play-silhouette-postgres-async-seed.

  1. Download the Template Bundle for "Play Silhouette Postgres Async Seed"
  2. Extract the downloaded zip file to your system
  3. The bundle includes a small bootstrap script that can start Activator. To start Lightbend Activator's UI:

    In your File Explorer, navigate into the directory that the template was extracted to, right-click on the file named "activator.bat", then select "Open", and if prompted with a warning, click to continue:

    Or from a command line:

     C:\Users\typesafe\play-silhouette-postgres-async-seed> activator ui 
    This will start Lightbend Activator and open this template in your browser.

Option 3: Create a play-silhouette-postgres-async-seed project from the command line

If you have Lightbend Activator, use its command line mode to create a new project from this template. Type activator new PROJECTNAME play-silhouette-postgres-async-seed on the command line.

Option 4: View the template source

The creator of this template maintains it at

Option 5: Preview the tutorial below

We've included the text of this template's tutorial below, but it may work better if you view it inside Activator on your computer. Activator tutorials are often designed to be interactive.

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