Reactive Cloud Actors: An Evolvable Web of Events
May 19, 2014
Reactive Cloud Actors are an utilization of Carl Hewitt's Actor model which can be used to leverage the power of modern distributed systems. This article demonstrates an implementation of Reactive Cloud Actors, considering a complex business scenario that is delivered in an elegant and thoughtful solution.
Netflix's Reactive Programming Model via Rx
Jan 27, 2014
Netflix leverages reactive system concepts to produce highly interactive and engaging User Interfaces. By using functional programming, Rx, and an intentional training method, they are able to ramp up their developers to produce reactive code quickly and with few bugs. Jafar explains how Netflix established this practice and gives a few pointers as to how your company can start its own.
Francesco Cesarini and Viktor Klang on the Reactive Manifesto
Francesco Cesarini and Viktor Klang
Jan 16, 2014
Francesco Cesarini and Viktor Klang explain the motivation behind the Reactive Manifesto and what exactly it brings to the table. Also: what Erlang and Scala/Akka can learn from each other.
Martin Thompson Discusses Reactive System Design
Dec 02, 2013
Martin Thompson discusses the buidling of complex systems with regards to the Reactive Manifesto. Many web-based systems are built in a synchronous manner and that way of development may be their greatest barrier to scale and could greatly limit their production lifespan. Martin discusses these shortcomings and gives some advice on how to make systems truly reactive.