What this book covers

Chapter 1, Introduction to Akka, covers the background on the evolution of the microprocessor, the current problems met in the building of concurrent applications, and the Actor Model. We will then jump into what Akka provides, and the high-level features of the Akka framework.

Chapter 2, Starting with Akka, covers the motions of the installation of the development environment and the writing of the first Akka application.

Chapter 3, Actors, covers the overview of the actors. The chapter covers the lifecycle of an actor, how to create actors, how to pass and process messages, and how to stop or kill the actor.

Chapter 4, Typed Actors, covers the overview of the typed actors. It also covers the lifecycle of a typed actor, ...

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