Fast Track to Akka with Java Training | Learn Reactive Akka toolkit, Runtime & Methodologies

Fast Track to Akka with Scala Course Description


Are you an experienced Java developer that would like to better understand the reactive Akka toolkit? This extensive three-day course is for you! The course's hands-on work and exercises provide the perfect environment to best learn to utilize Akka with Java!

This three-day course introduces experienced application developers to the reactive Akka toolkit and runtime and the methodologies that enable the creation of real-world actor-based systems in Java on a single JVM. This course has extensive hands-on work and successive exercises build upon prior lessons learned to produce a fully functional application that is both message-driven and resilient by the conclusion of the course.

Fast Track to Akka with Java Course Learning Outcomes

  • know how to design scalable and fault-tolerant applications using Akka's actors
  • know how to configure, test and tune Akka applications
  • know best practices for designing asynchronous, event-driven systems using Akka
  • be confident to start using Akka in production systems

Fast Track to Akka with Java Training - Suggested Audience

This training is aimed at professionals who want to learn how to apply the tools and services provided by Akka to build high-performance, fault-tolerant systems that scale. Suggested attendees are:
  • Software Developer
  • Java Developer
  • Software Architect
  • IT Consultant

Fast Track to Akka with Java Training Duration

  • Open-House F2F (Public): 3 days
  • In-House F2F (Private): 3 days, for commercials please send us an email with group size to hello@pincorps.com

Fast Track to Akka with Java Training - Prerequisites

Code examples and exercises will be written in Java 8 using the lambda API, so a basic knowledge of Java 8 is required. 

System Setup Requirements

  • Participants should bring their own laptop with Java 8 or higher installed.

This Fast Track to Akka with Java training course outline includes:

  • Overview
  • Actor Basics
  • Testing Actors
  • Actor Lifecycle
  • Fault Tolerance
  • Routers and Dispatchers
  • Modifying Actor Behavior
  • Ask Pattern
  • Akka Extensions
  • FSM
Keny White

Professor

Keny White is Professor of the Department of Computer Science at Boston University, where he has been since 2004. He also currently serves as Chief Scientist of Guavus, Inc. During 2003-2004 he was a Visiting Associate Professor at the Laboratoire d'Infomatique de Paris VI (LIP6). He received a B.S. from Cornell University in 1992, and an M.S. from the State University of New York at Buffalo.

Bachelor

After working as a software developer and contractor for over 8 years for a whole bunch of companies including ABX, Proit, SACC and AT&T in the US, He decided to work full-time as a private software trainer. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Rochester in 2001. "What I teach varies from beginner to advanced and from what I have seen, anybody can learn and grow from my courses".

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