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Francesco Cesarini and Viktor Klang on the Reactive Manifesto

Interview with Viktor Klang Follow 1 Followers , Francesco Cesarini Follow 0 Followers on  Jan 16, 2014 1

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.

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Stuart Williams on Vert.x

Interview with Stuart Williams Follow 0 Followers on  Jan 22, 2013

Stuart Williams explains vert.x: basic idea and architecture, how it uses Java's NIO and async APIs, how it allows using various JVM languages (Groovy, JRuby, Scala, etc), the EventBus and much more.

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Viktor Klang on Akka, Futures and Promises, Scala

Interview with Viktor Klang Follow 1 Followers on  Jun 14, 2012

Viktor Klang talks about the features of Akka 2.x and future releases, Akka's approach to fault tolerance, the effort to unify Futures in Scala, and the state of functional programming.

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Jonas Bonér and Kresten Krab Thorup on Bringing Erlang's Fault Tolerance and Distribution to Java with Akka and Erjang

Interview with Jonas Bonér Follow 15 Followers , Kresten Krab Thorup Follow 0 Followers on  Oct 20, 2011

Jonas Bonér and Kresten Krab Thorup discuss some key aspects of Erlang like fault tolerance and reliability and how the Akka and Erjang projects try to bring them to the JVM.

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Jonas Bonér on Akka, Actors and Shared State, STM, Typesafe

Interview with Jonas Bonér Follow 15 Followers on  Sep 02, 2011

Jonas Bonér explains the Akka project and the types of actors it offers as well as its transactional features. Also: a preview of how Akka 2.0 changes the management of (remote) actors.

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Debasish Ghosh on DSLs and Akka

Interview with Debasish Ghosh Follow 1 Followers on  Apr 29, 2011

Debasish Gosh talks about Domain Specific Languages: how to build DSLs with Scala or XText, real world DSLs, parser combinators and monads. Also: how Akka brings actor-based programming to the JVM.

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Dean Wampler on the State of Scala: 2.8, Concurrency, Functional Programming

Interview with Dean Wampler Follow 2 Followers on  Jan 07, 2011

Dean Wampler discusses the state of Scala: the big changes in 2.8, the Scala on .NET, concurrency and parallelism with Scala and Akka, and experiences with adoption of functional languages.

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