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Akka Concurrency by Derek Wyatt

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Chapter 19

Growing Your App with Add-On Modules

Akka is a pretty big, pretty involved toolkit, but it's also very modular. As a result of the modularity, it's continually growing, which is a good thing for you, because it means that you can grow with it.

Akka's foundation is so flexible and so reusable that you can implement a ton of stuff in the paradigm it enables. Not only that, Akka allows you to extend beyond its basic core right inside of the ActorSystem itself. The toolkit isn't a framework, like we've already seen, but it gives you the power to create any framework you might need to make implementing your applications easier and faster.

In this chapter, I won't go into great detail about how to use or implement these extra aspects of ...

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