Philipp Haller introduces Scala Async for asynchronous I/O with Futures and Promises.
Philipp Haller has been a member of the Scala team since 2006. His research on concurrent programming with race-free actors in Scala has been published in leading conferences, winning a best paper award. He is the creator of Scala’s first actors library which inspired Akka, as well as a contributor to the Scala language, standard library, and tools. He holds a PhD in Computer Science from EPFL.
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Too restrictive but works nice in simple cases