Writing concurrent and distributed applications with Actors and Akka

'Hi all, 

This session will be an introduction to the Actor model of concurrency (see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Actor_model) and how you can use it in Scala with Akka (http://akka.io) to build reactive, concurrent and distributed applications.

Akka is a toolkit for writing distributed systems, and it is part of the Typesafe platform (http://typesafe.com). It is Open Source, written in Scala but also offers a Java API and has an awesome documentation. 

Like the session before, there will some slides and some live coding.

I hope to see you there.

Guillaume.

PS 1: Akka and Actors will be covered in more details in this incoming Coursera course: https://www.coursera.org/course/reactive which starts on the 4th of November.

PS 2: Secure parking is available at Arbour Square, corner Juta and Melle Street.

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