Go Reactive: Hands-On with Play, Akka and Scala (2 Day Workshop)

A session at React San Francisco 2014

Friday 21st November, 2014

9:00am to 5:00pm (PST)

Reactive Applications are the next major evolution of the Internet. They allow for applications to be responsive, scalable and resilient by building on a fully event-driven foundation. Typesafe:s Reactive Platform consisting of the Play Framework, the Akka middleware and the Scala programming language embraces this new programming paradigm which allows developers to write interactive applications that are always available and which adapt to changing load by being distributed by design.

In this 2-day tutorial session we will be building a reactive application using Play and Akka. The application will consist of a clustered back-end service and a web front-end querying it using a RESTful API. We will walk through the process of designing such an application and learn how the implementation is structured, including a tour of the tools used for Going Reactive.

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Roland Kuhn

Roland Kuhn is leading the Akka project at Typesafe

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Ryan Knight

Senior Consultant at Typesafe

Ryan Knight is a Senior Consultant at Typesafe on the Professional Services team where he does consulting and training for Scala, Akka and Play. He frequently does training and presentations at conferences around the world, such as JavaOne, Devoxx, and many other Java get–togethers. He has over 15 years of experience with enterprise software development. He first started consulting with Enterprise Java in 1999 with the Sun Java Center.

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Time 9:00am5:00pm PST

Date Fri 21st November 2014

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