Posted by timboudreau
on April 7, 2013 at 8:49 PM PDT
Acteur - a framework for building scalable, asynchronous web applications using Netty + Guice with an interesting programming model
Have you wanted to do something with asynchronous I/O? I did. After doing some work with Node.js, I wanted to find a way to get some of the goodness of its programming model for Java.
The Acteur project is the result - a framework for building scalable, asynchronous web applications using Netty + Guice - was the result. The programming model is a little unusual - you treat constructors as function-objects.
Read more over on my new blog , or check out the (just finished!) tutorial on GitHub .