Develop Akka's Actor based Java applications using Packt's new Book and eBook

December 2012 | Java, Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce the publication of its new title, Akka Essentials, a practical step-by-step guide to learn and build Akka's Actor-based, distributed, concurrent and scalable Java applications. Whether building new applications or refactoring an existing application, the book shows readers the right techniques to build and scale up in no time.

Author Munish Gupta, in his book Akka Essentials gives a simple and clear analogy to Java/JEE application development world explaining the concepts with clear and lucid examples, thereby making the book easy-to-understand. The book shows the current challenges with Java Scalability and concurrency model and how Akka’s Actor Model can help design and build applications that are inherently scalable and fault-tolerant.

The book gives tips on scaling up and out of applications using dispatchers and remoting. Buidling fault tolerance and handling transactions is easy with this book.The book also explains unit testing of Akka applications and its integration with existing enterprise using Zeromq. It also tips readers on monitoring the health of their Akka applications.

Akka Essentials is aimed at developers and architects who build large distributed concurrent and scalable applications using Java/Scala. The book is out now, and available from Packt in print and popular e-book formats.

To read more about the book and download a sample chapter, please visit the Packt web-page.


Akka Essentials
A practical, step-by-step guide to learn and build Akka's actor-based, distributed, concurrent and scalable Java applications.

For more information, please visit book page

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