SecureScial & Memcached – never that easy!

Few months ago I wrote about how to use securesocial and play2-memcached plugins together.

In the meantime, few things changed and combining SecureSocial with play2-memcached becomes really straightforward.
I want to show you how this new solution was born and how you can use it.
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SecureSocial & Memcached

As I promised earlier there will be some news from battlefield 😉

SecureSocial is a plugin for Play! Framework which provides support for authentication and authorization (through both classic user/pass and OAuth providers).
It requires presence of CacheAPI implementation plugin but don’t worry – Play comes with default implementation based on Ehcache, which works very well.

But we want to try also alternative solution – Memcached, a distributed memory object caching system.
Maciej add play2-memcached plugin to project dependencies and configure it. I also have to install memcached daemon on my local machines.

Application starts without any warnings and everything goes as expected until I fire secured action.
This was a point where the problems begins 😦
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