The latest buzzword in the web service community is “reactive.” We’ll dig beneath the surface of this word and show how you can use Scala and Akka to build systems that are responsive, resilient, elastic, and message-driven. And we’ll show you how building these systems can be easy.
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This combination presents a complete package for developers and architects who need to build systems that can handle the load of modern applications. By the end of this session, attendees will understand how Akka and Scala provide a compelling toolset for building reactive services.
Thomas Lockney has nearly 20 years experience developing software, most recently as an engineering lead at Nike in the Consumer Digital Technology organization, where he’s helping to build the next generation of highly scalable, cloud-based web services and data pipelines. He’s been heavily involved in the Scala and Akka communities and organizes both PDXScala, the Portland Scala users’ group, and PNWScala, the Pacific Northwest Scala conference.
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