Silicon Valley Code Camp : October 6th and 7th, 2012

Michael Slinn

About Michael
Author of “Composable Futures with Akka 2.0”, lead instructor at, and software expert witness. Opines on trade secrets, source code analysis and comparison, inter partes patent reviews and covered business methods.
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Speaking Sessions

  • Composable Futures with Akka 2.0

    3:30 PM Saturday   Room: 4204
    Writing concurrent programs that can run in multiple threads and on multiple cores is crucial but daunting. Composable futures provide a convenient abstraction for many problem domains, and powers Twitter's central processing. The author's new book "Composable Futures with Akka 2.0 for Java and Scala" discusses today's concurrency options, and focuses on Akka futures and the parts of java.util.concurrent that underlie the Akka futures implementation. Unlike Java's futures, Akka futures support transformations and sophisticated callbacks. The presentation will be based on selected material from the book. Code examples will be shown demonstrated and explained. For more information on the book, please visit