[concurrency-interest] actor frameworks

Alex Miller alexdmiller at yahoo.com
Wed Mar 4 13:19:45 EST 2009

FYI, I recently wrote an article on actors in Erlang:


and I'm working on the followup for mid-late March which will be on actors on the JVM, looking at Scala, possibly GParallelizer in Groovy, and some of the Java actor / message-passing frameworks (Kilim, Jetlang, Actor's Guild, ActorFoundry).  Lots of options these days.  


On Mar 3, 2009, at 10:06 AM, peter royal wrote:

> On Mar 3, 2009, at 1:42 AM, Cleber Muramoto wrote:
> > Hi, a few days ago I came across a message-passing framework for  
> > java (http://www.malhar.net/sriram/kilim/) , which addresses mainly  
> > 1 consumer x N producers problem. It seems very promising and it  
> > tends to rely more on synchronization primitives instead of more  
> > sofisticated constructs such as j.u.c Locks.

> http://code.google.com/p/jetlang/ is another message-passing framework  
> (similar to kilim, just no bytecode swizzling).
> -pete
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> (peter.royal|osi)@pobox.com - http://fotap.org/~osi

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