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Akka Concurrency by Derek Wyatt

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Introduction

So you wanna know something about Akka, do ya? That's great, because a while ago I had a burning need to tell people about it, and it turned into this book that you're either holding, looking at on some mechanical device, or having read to you by a loved one.

Akka is a toolkit that I'd been looking for, but just didn't know it, for a long time. I remember picking it up a few years ago and thinking it was pretty cool, but after playing with it a while and building some applications with it, I realized that I couldn't live without it. I began writing applications faster and easier than I had before. But more importantly, I started thinking about how I would design large-scale software in a different, and better, way.

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