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It is quite extraordinary what is possible nowadays with a group of interested developers and powerful tools such as Scala and Akka. Three months ago we had our first Akka Workshop here at the Vienna Scala User Group (VSUG), in … Continue reading
Here are 3 learnings from last weeks Akka coding session, in which all participants connected their Actors in order to participate in a Prisoner’s Dilemma competition. 1. Prepare Your Networking Infrastructure for Akka Akka needs TCP connections in order to … Continue reading
More than 20 people with no prior Akka experience, 10 minutes preparation talk, one idea: getting everyone to write Actors participating in a realtime competition to beat others in the game of Prisoner’s Dilemma. Sounds challenging? Yes, it is. Did … Continue reading