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A Hands-On Guide to Akka with Scala

Manage Routing and Fault Tolerance like a PRO

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Course Creator: Scott Cosentino


  • How to setup actors and actor systems
  • Futures
  • Creating Child Actors
  • OneForAll & AllForOne Fault Tolerance
  • Message Routing
  • Scheduling


Welcome to A Hands-On Guide to Akka with Scala. In this course, you will learn the fundamental concepts of Akka through hands-on examples. The goal of this course is to demonstrate the basic ideas of Akka in a way that is easy to follow along with. By the end of this course, you will have experience working with:

  1. Actors
  2. Futures
  3. Routing
  4. Schedules

This course is a great introduction to the basics of Akka and distributed computing. If you are looking to get a great foundation for Akka, you've come to the right place!

Course Structure

16 lectures 01:43:54 total duration

  Using sbt with Akka (Watch video)
  Creating an actor system (Watch video)
  Sending messages to actors (Watch video)
  Returning from actors with futures (Watch video)
  Changing actor states (Watch video)
  Stopping actors (Watch video)

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Scott Cosentino

Scott is a software developer and teacher

Scott Cosentino is a software developer and teacher currently working in software engineer. Scott has worked extensively with both low- and high-level languages, working on operating system and enterprise-level applications. Scott is passionate about teaching and currently writes and creates videos on computer security and other programming topics. He has developed an extensive library of courses and has taught over 60,000 students through courses with Udemy, Packt, and CodeRed. He maintains a blog on Medium, and is active on YouTube and LinkedIn, where he enjoys creating content and interacting with students.

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