Reactive Application Development by Duncan K DeVore
The traditional patterns and practices for enterprise application development simply can't deliver the millisecond response times and near-perfect reliability these systems require. Reactive applications meet these demands by employing a loosely-coupled system of independent, isolated components that communicate via asynchronous message passing.
Reactive Application Development teaches readers how to build reactive applications using the Typesafe stack. Along the way, they'll learn how to build distributed domain models for reactive applications and clustered actor systems for elasticity and resilience, as well as how to integrate reactive systems with traditional architectures.
* Introduction to Reactive Applications
* Step-by-step guide
* Hands-on guide to building your own applications
Readers should have some familiarity with traditional distributed application architecture and be comfortable reading Java and Scala code.
About the Technology
A Reactive Application is constructed from the beginning to react to load, react to failure and react to users. This is achieved by the underlying notion of reacting to messages.