Archive of "Akka"

Write a Custom Protocol for Gatling

Write a Custom Protocol for Gatling Gatling is a great open source load testing framework. Out of the box it has great support for HTTP. There is also support for JMS, JDBC and Redis, but I’ve never tried these. A lot of services which are written use HTTP as their external interface. Therefore HTTP support…

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How to expose a SOAP service with scala/akka

After some trial and error i was able to expose a SOAP service with typesafe (scala). http://localhost:8080/wstest?wsdl

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Akka Process Framework

Akka Process Framework Akka is a great framework when you want to write reactive applications. While writing applications with Akka I noticed that it was somewhat difficult to write processes flows. In this blog post I will show why it is not trivial to write a process with Akka and how the ProcessFramework (https://github.com/jgordijn/process) solves…

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Akka – How to use the Ask pattern

Akka – Ask pattern In Akka you would often like to use some form of request-response. In this blog I will show some how this can be done and what you should think about. Plain tell – tell The easiest way to implement request response is just using tell In the above code the TimeTeller…

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