This is a two-day advanced course on building distributed reactive applications using Akka and Scala. It is intended for developers who already have a strong understanding of the fundamentals of building applications using Akka and Scala on a single JVM and are looking to learn how to scale out to multiple nodes and 3rd party systems. This course has extensive hands-on work and successive exercises build upon prior lessons learned to produce a fully functional application that is both event-driven and resilient by the conclusion of the course.
This course is offered virtually via ExitCertified. Learn more about our virtual training!
What are the prerequisites?
A basic knowledge of Akka as covered in the "Scaling up with Akka and Scala" course as well as a basic knowledge of Scala as covered in the "Fast Track to Scala" course with at least two months practical experience in developing with Akka and Scala. Students should bring their own laptop with Java 6 or higher installed.
What is the format?
- Akka basis reloaded
- Integration with 3rd party systems.
- Expose a RESTful HTTP interface
After having participated in this course you should
- Know how to use Akka's remoting and clustering features
- Understand how to integrate 3rd party systems
- Know how to create a RESTful HTTP layer
- Be confident to start using Akka on large scale
Register for Advanced Akka with Scala
We will provide full course details and invoice you upon submission of this form
Meet your trainer
As a Senior Software Developer & Training Lead at BoldRadius, Alex splits his time between architecting and building web-based software using the Typesafe Stack: Scala, Akka and Play, and coaching others on how to effectively use those techologies. With a rare combination of both technical and business expertise, Alex has the ability to build extraordinary software the effectively meets the core business needs of our clients. Add to that his incredible people skills, Alex not only builds usable and functional software, but excels at training others to adopt the Typesafe Stack.