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Threading and Concurrency in Scala

This Concurrent Programming in Scala short course provides an introduction to writing multi-threaded and concurrent code in Scala.


Supported Distributions

The course can be run on Windows, Linux or OS X.

Concurrent Programming in Scala

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1 Day

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Target Audience

Developers who already know some Scala, but who wish to see how Scala supports the writing of multi-threaded and concurrent code.

Attendee Requirements

Developers with some experience of programming in Scala, or who have attended the “Scala Programming” course.

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Course Description

Threading and Concurrency in Scala

This Concurrent Programming in Scala short course provides an introduction to writing multi-threaded and concurrent code in Scala.


Supported Distributions

The course can be run on Windows, Linux or OS X.

Course Outline

Creating and Using Threads

  •     Models of concurrent programming
  •     Threads and processes
  •     Creating and controlling threads
  •     Synchronization primitives

Futures and Promises

  •     Futures
  •     Execution contexts
  •     Callbacks
  •     Composing futures
  •     Handling errors
  •     Functional programming with futures

Introduction to Actors and Akka

  •     Actor systems and Akka
  •     Messaging styles
  •     Creating actors
  •     Sending messages
  •     Initialization
  •     Configuring actors

Fault Tolerance

  •     Actor systems
  •     Supervision
  •     Handling actor failure

Routing and Dispatching

  •     Intro to routing and dispatching
  •     Default routing
  •     Built-in routers
  •     Custom routers
  •     Dispatchers
  •     Customizing dispatching
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Ways to Attend
  • Attend a public course, if there is one available. Please check our Schedule, or Register Your Interest in joining a course in your area.
  • Private onsite Team training also available, please Contact Us to discuss. We can customise this course to suit your business requirements.

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