The Promising Future of Akka

15th June 2011 in London at The Skills Matter eXchange

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In this talk, Viktor Klang introduces the Futures in the Akka toolkit and show how one can utilize Futures to enable non-blocking composition of parallel sources of data or computations, to defer blocking not only until the end of the universe, but to get rid of it completely.


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The Promising Future of Akka

Viktor Klang

Viktor Klang is the Deputy CTO at Typesafe—prolific contributor to the Akka project as well as member of the Reactive Streams SIG when not involved in the Scala Standard Library concurrency APIs. Interested in all things distributed and concurrent—software as hardware.