École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
Programming Reactive Systems (Scala 2 version)
École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

Programming Reactive Systems (Scala 2 version)

Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Julien Richard-Foy
Martin Odersky
Konrad Malawski

Instructors: Julien Richard-Foy

Intermediate level

Recommended experience

51 hours to complete
3 weeks at 17 hours a week
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

What you'll learn

  • Understand how back-pressure controls flows of data

  • Transform and consume infinite and intermittent streams of data with Akka Stream

  • implement systems that can scale out according to a varying workload

  • Design systems resilient to failures

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There are 7 modules in this course

This module shows you how to get started with the course. After setting up your machine to work on and to submit assignments, it will provide you with a recap of the basics of the Scala language. Finally, you will encounter the first topic of the course, asynchronous programming with Futures.

What's included

8 videos9 readings3 programming assignments

This module presents the Actor model: after analyzing its advantages and strengths, you will learn the semantics and design principles of actor systems before learn how to concretely test actor-based programs

What's included

5 videos2 programming assignments

This module further explores the Actor model by showing useful patterns used to create complex and resilient programs

What's included

3 videos2 programming assignments

Actors allow you to decouple a program in units that can be distributed on a single or on multiple machines. This module elaborates on the power and the consequences of distributed computation

What's included

6 videos

Now that you are familiar with the Actor model, this module shows how to leverage Scala's powerful type system to write programs with more confidence by using typed actor descriptions

What's included

6 videos2 programming assignments

This module introduces the concept of data streams and the basic semantics of stream processing before showing how the Akka framework can be used to tackle common challenges in this domain

What's included

4 videos2 programming assignments

This final module elaborates on more complex and powerful patterns in stream processing as well as how to the integrate the actor model to create custom nodes of data processing

What's included

4 videos2 programming assignments

Instructors

Julien Richard-Foy
École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
4 Courses29,092 learners
Martin Odersky
École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
6 Courses229,493 learners
Konrad Malawski
École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
2 Courses3,712 learners

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