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Protobuf Serialization in Akka


Before Protobuf, lets have a look at what role does serialization play in Akka. The messages that Akka actors send to each other are JVM objects (e.g. instances of Scala case classes). Message passing between actors that live on the … Continue reading

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Getting Started with Actors [Akka in a Nutshell #2]


Hierarchical Structure Actors are objects which encapsulate state and behavior, they communicate by exchanging messages. We can consider an actor as a person. Like a software development team, actors form hierarchies. In a team there is a project manager who … Continue reading

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Introduction to Actor Model [Akka in a Nutshell #1]


According to Akka documentation, ” An actor is a container for State, Behavior, a Mailbox, Child Actors and a Supervisor Strategy. “ Let us begin by understanding the need of an Actor Model, A lot of things have changed in … Continue reading

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