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Mastering Akka by Christian Baxter

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Chapter 1. Building a Better Reactive App

This book is meant to be geared towards the more experienced Scala and Akka developers looking to build reactive applications on top of the Akka platform.

This book is written for an engineer who has already leveraged Akka in the 2.3.x series and below to build reactive applications. You have a firm understanding of the actor model and how the Akka framework leverages actors to build highly scalable, concurrent, asynchronous, event-driven, and fault-tolerant applications. You've seen the new changes rolled out in Akka 2.4.2 and are curious about how some of these new features such as Akka Streams and Akka HTTP can be leveraged within your reactive applications.

This book will serve as a guide for an engineer ...

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