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Skalholt Code Generator for Play Framework and Slick

Skalholt Code Generator for Play Framework and Slick

April 26, 2016
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Activator template for Skalholt. Skalholt is a souce code generator for Play Framework and Slick. The source codes are generated from database schema. It import application structures into the repository and allow you to edit them.

How to get "Skalholt Code Generator for Play Framework and Slick" on your computer

There are several ways to get this template.

Option 1: Choose skalholt in the Lightbend Activator UI.

Already have Lightbend Activator (get it here)? Launch the UI then search for skalholt in the list of templates.

Option 2: Download the skalholt project as a zip archive

If you haven't installed Activator, you can get the code by downloading the template bundle for skalholt.

  1. Download the Template Bundle for "Skalholt Code Generator for Play Framework and Slick"
  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\skalholt> activator ui 
    This will start Lightbend Activator and open this template in your browser.

Option 3: Create a skalholt 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 skalholt 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.

Preview the tutorial

You've just created a simple Play Framework application with Slick!
This template will help you building a variety of Web applications.
Skalholt is a code generator. You will be able to easily generate source codes for Play Framework.

View the App

Once the application has been compiled and the server started, your application can be accessed at: http://localhost:9000

Skalholt code generator

You can execute the Skalholt code generator from "skalholt-ui.bat".It generate source code from DB schema.
The flow of using Skalholt is as follows.

Skalholt excution method

Please refer to Project Page.