Akka: Change an actor's behavior using context.become

Earlier, I've looked at the basics of Akka actors by creating a simple chatroom. Today I'm going to continue by looking at how we could change an actor's behavior using context.become by introducing the concept of a closed and open chatroom. Let's start by introducing a simplified version of…


Concurrency made easy with Scala and Akka

A few posts ago I looked at Erlang and how it solves concurrency using the actor model. I truly enjoyed playing with this strategy and found the concept intriguing. That's why i decided to look into how concurrency using actors is solved in other languages as well. In this post…