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Akka is an incredible library and framework for writing concurrent applications. The hardest part for a lot of people to understand is that Akka is a toolkit with a number of very powerful tools that can scale up or down from very small tasks to very, very large ones. Understanding how to pick out the smallest bits first and add on what you need, as you need it, is not alw ...more
ebook, 173 pages
Published April 4th 2014 by Bleeding Edge Press
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Sebastian Gebski
Jul 08, 2014 rated it it was ok
It's quite fine, but only as a real starter. If you already have experienced with Akka, skip it.

Pros:
* great formatting in Kindle format
* multi-JVM testing & clustering (I think I haven't seen anything on these 2 topics in any other Akka book)
* no bloat -> minimum b*llshit

Cons:
* aimed at ... well, can't say who this book is made for - too poor on details for someone who wants to truly learn Akka, on the other hand has some specific details (without code examples!) about features that are meaning
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