On the Future of Akka and Lightbend

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  • Ninja

    Ninja is a full stack web framework for Java. Rock solid, fast and super productive. (by ninjaframework)

    It’s a shame that the Play framework is being abandoned. v1 had a lot of great ideas, but v2 kind of jumped off the cliff into Scala lala-land, where it got lost in the weeds. It never really recovered.

    If you’re looking for a straightforward Java framework similar to Play v1 check out Ninja:


    For me at least, it hits a sweet spot of enabling fast productive development and maintainable code.

  • Akka.net

    Canonical actor model implementation for .NET with local + distributed actors in C# and F#.

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