Scala-async is a macro for simplifying the use of futures. This talk presents an extension of scala-async which additionally enables writing producers and consumers of asynchronous streams using familiar straight-line, blocking-style code while using efficient non-blocking, event-based concurrency under the hood. Building on the Reactive Streams standard enables integrating with many stream-based Scala libraries and frameworks. The second part of the talk shows how OpenJDK Project Loom fibers can be used to implement extended scala-async without the use of Scala’s deprecated macro system.
Associate Professor in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden.
Mon 15 JulDisplayed time zone: Belfast change
13:30 - 15:00
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