2 DAY COURSE

Lightbend Akka for Scala - Professional

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Designed for experienced application developers, this in-depth two-day Akka training course gives you a comprehensive insight into the world of Lightbend Akka for Scala.

Join Trond Bjerkestrand, Lightbend-certified Scala and Akka trainer, as he guides you through a highly collaborative and hands-on look at the Akka toolkit and how it and the methodologies that underpin it can be used in the creation of real-world, actor-based systems in Scala on a single JVM.

This Akka course builds on successive exercises and lessons so that you come away with a fully functional application that is both event-driven and resilient.

- Streamline your product development with Lightbend Akka for Scala-


Who you will be learning with

Developers and leaders with previous experience using Scala use this course as a refresher and to develop new skills and an enriched understanding of how Akka can be utilized in application development.

How to apply these skills

Come away from this hands-on course with a fully functional application that you have built. You can use your developed understanding of Akka to apply the lessons learned building the application for future app development, saving on resources, simplifying product development and freeing space for business insights.

What next?


Book early to receive a discount on the course price and in doing so you will not only commit to growing your own skill set, but help us grow our community of over 140,000 passionate techies.

**formerly Fast Track to Akka with Scala

Learn how to:

  • Design scalable and fault-tolerant applications using Akka's actors
  • Configure, test and tune Akka applications
  • Use best practices for designing asynchronous, event-driven systems using Akka
  • Effectively use Akka in production systems

What the community says

"Excellent pace and engagement."

Richard Ashworth

About the Expert

Trond Bjerkestrand

Trond Bjerkestrand, co-founder of Groosker, is a Lightbend-certified Scala and Akka trainer and consultant. He is interested in functional programming, payments, startups and bitcoin and is one of the organizers of the Geneva Scala Enthusiasts meetup.

Thanks to our partners

  • Overview
  • Actor Basics
  • Testing Actors
  • Actor Lifecycle
  • Fault Tolerance
  • Routers and Dispatchers
  • Modifying Actor Behavior
  • Ask Pattern
  • Akka Extensions
  • FSM

Audience

If you are a developer and you wants to learn how to apply the tools and services provided by Akka to build high-performance, fault-tolerant systems that scale, then this scaling up with Akka and Scala course is for you!

Prerequisites

Code examples and exercises will be written in Scala, so a basic knowledge of Scala as covered in the "Lightbend Scala Language - Professional" course is required. Students should bring their own laptop with Java 6 or higher installed.

Bring your own hardware

You are required to bring your own laptop to this Lightbend Akka for Scala - Professional, so you learn how to develop in Akka within your own environment. You will need JDK 6 or above installed in order to participate in this course.

Overview

Designed for experienced application developers, this in-depth two-day Akka training course gives you a comprehensive insight into the world of Lightbend Akka for Scala.

Join Trond Bjerkestrand, Lightbend-certified Scala and Akka trainer, as he guides you through a highly collaborative and hands-on look at the Akka toolkit and how it and the methodologies that underpin it can be used in the creation of real-world, actor-based systems in Scala on a single JVM.

This Akka course builds on successive exercises and lessons so that you come away with a fully functional application that is both event-driven and resilient.

- Streamline your product development with Lightbend Akka for Scala-


Who you will be learning with

Developers and leaders with previous experience using Scala use this course as a refresher and to develop new skills and an enriched understanding of how Akka can be utilized in application development.

How to apply these skills

Come away from this hands-on course with a fully functional application that you have built. You can use your developed understanding of Akka to apply the lessons learned building the application for future app development, saving on resources, simplifying product development and freeing space for business insights.

What next?


Book early to receive a discount on the course price and in doing so you will not only commit to growing your own skill set, but help us grow our community of over 140,000 passionate techies.

**formerly Fast Track to Akka with Scala

Learn how to:

  • Design scalable and fault-tolerant applications using Akka's actors
  • Configure, test and tune Akka applications
  • Use best practices for designing asynchronous, event-driven systems using Akka
  • Effectively use Akka in production systems

What the community says

"Excellent pace and engagement."

Richard Ashworth

About the Expert

Trond Bjerkestrand

Trond Bjerkestrand, co-founder of Groosker, is a Lightbend-certified Scala and Akka trainer and consultant. He is interested in functional programming, payments, startups and bitcoin and is one of the organizers of the Geneva Scala Enthusiasts meetup.

Thanks to our partners

Program
  • Overview
  • Actor Basics
  • Testing Actors
  • Actor Lifecycle
  • Fault Tolerance
  • Routers and Dispatchers
  • Modifying Actor Behavior
  • Ask Pattern
  • Akka Extensions
  • FSM
Audience

Audience

If you are a developer and you wants to learn how to apply the tools and services provided by Akka to build high-performance, fault-tolerant systems that scale, then this scaling up with Akka and Scala course is for you!

Prerequisites

Code examples and exercises will be written in Scala, so a basic knowledge of Scala as covered in the "Lightbend Scala Language - Professional" course is required. Students should bring their own laptop with Java 6 or higher installed.

Bring your own hardware

You are required to bring your own laptop to this Lightbend Akka for Scala - Professional, so you learn how to develop in Akka within your own environment. You will need JDK 6 or above installed in order to participate in this course.