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Mastering Akka by Christian Baxter

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Working with the example application

Now that you have an understanding of the initial code, we can build it and then get it up and running. It's assumed that you already have Scala and sbt installed. Assuming you have those two initial requirements installed, we can get started on getting the example app functional.

Setting up Docker

Throughout this book, we will be using Docker to handle setting up any additional applications (such as Postgres) and for running the bookstore application itself (within a container). For those unfamiliar with Docker, it is a containerization platform that will let you package and run your applications, ensuring that they run and behave the same no matter what the environment is that they are running on. This means ...

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