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Really good book. It would be even more useful with 'official' source code

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chris bedford

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Really good book. It would be even more useful with 'official' source code Posted: Aug 11, 2015 4:55 PM
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A general comment and a thank you to the author for writing this: So far I'm up to chapter 8, and have been learning a lot. If there were official source code posted the book would be even more useful. I appreciate that other readers have posted what they have put together... I've had trouble getting those projects to run tests correctly.. but at least they compile and I can poke around with Intellij.

- chris


Derek Wyatt

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Re: Really good book. It would be even more useful with 'official' source code Posted: Aug 12, 2015 1:16 PM
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Both fortunately and unfortunately, the code in the book is rather out of date. Akka has moved very far ahead since it was written so a number of the examples may not compile.

The principles that book describes are still very valid, but some of the nuts-and-bolts probably won't compile.

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