Lightbend Akka for Java – Professional (formerly Fast Track to Akka for Java)

Lightbend Akka for Java – Professional

This three-day course introduces experienced Java developers to the reactive Akka toolkit. The combination of hands-on work and exercises in this course provide the perfect environment to learn to use Akka with Java.


  • Developers with skills and knowledge in Java 8
  • Developers with a familiarity of Reactive Architecture, as covered in “Lightbend Reactive Architecture – Professional”
  • Developers who want to develop resilient, event-driven, scalable applications
  • Architects who want hands-on experience building Reactive applications with Akka


  • Developers gain knowledge and skills to design fault-tolerant apps using Akka
  • Certified Lightbend Trainers share how to configure, test, and tune Akka apps
  • Production readiness – create asynchronous, event-driven systems in Java


  1. Introduction to Akka
  2. Actor Basics
  3. Testing Actors
  4. Actor Lifecycle
  5. Fault Tolerance
  6. Scaling up with Routers


  • Level: Intermediate – knowledge of and practical experience with Java is assumed
  • Length: Three days – 21 hours of classroom time, plus breaks
  • Approach: Extensive hands-on coding – students develop a workshop case study and produce a fully functional application that is event-driven and resilient
  • Requirements: Students must bring their own laptops with Java 8

Related Trainings

  • Lightbend Reactive Architecture – Professional
  • Lightbend Play for Java – Professional
  • Lightbend Akka for Java – Expert

Date & Location

20-22 November

Franzensbrückenstraße 5/5
1020 Wien

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EUR 2.100,- (excl. VAT)

Combine your expert training with a visit to Vienna, one of the most beautiful cities in the world.

Wien - Neue Hofburg
  • Our training times always border to weekends for your convenience.
  • Vienna offers highlights and cultural specials during all seasons.
  • We help you with tipps and recommendations fitting your interests.

Course Instructor

Manuel Bernhardt is a passionate engineer, author and consultant specialised in reactive systems adoption.

As a certified Lightbend training partner he is helping teams of all sizes get up to speed with Akka and Scala, be it in German, English or French.


Company Details

  1. After submitting your registration you will receive our invoice.
  2. Your registration is confirmed after your payment comes in. We will send you an E-Mail confirming your spot in the training.
  3. We gladly assist you with recommendations for hotels, travel and free time activities to make your stay as productive and pleasurable as possible.
  4. For any questions, do not hesitate to get in touch.