IntelliJ IDEA 13 has been released! My favorite new feature is the sbt project support that alleviates the need to generate project files for Play Framework apps. Here is a short screencast that will show you how to create a new Play app with Typesafe Activator and then open that project in IntelliJ IDEA 13: Pretty sweet stuff!
The Play Framework community voted heavily to add support for Play Framework 2 in IntelliJ IDEA and JetBrains came through! Here is a short (3min) screencast that shows you how to create and run a Play 2 app in IntelliJ 12 (Ultimate Edition) with the Play Framework plugin: If you’d like to learn more, check out the detailed tutorial from JetBrains.