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Course Description and Objectives
This two-day Fast Track to Akka course, designed by Philipp Haller, a long-term member of the Scala team and recognized concurrency expert, is what you need to get started building powerful concurrent applications with the Akka event-driven middleware framework.
It is intended for developers who want to learn how to apply the tools and services provided by the Akka framework and runtime to build high-performance, fault-tolerant systems that scale.
Part of the course are hands-on exercises in which you build real Akka applications. Code examples and exercises will be written in Scala, so previous experience with Scala is required
- know how to design scalable, fault-tolerant concurrent applications using Akka's actors
- know how to test, tune, and configure Akka applications
- know best practices for designing asynchronous, event-driven systems using Akka
- be confident to start using Akka in production systems
Amir is a Java/Scala consultant at Jayway with a great passion for programming, computer science and knowledge transfer.
Heiko is the Director Professional Services at Typesafe. He has been a Scala enthusiast ever since he came to know this beautiful language in 2008. He has more than ten years of professional expertise in consulting and software development on the Java platform, actively contributes to Scala community projects and regularly shares his expertise in articles and talks.