Java development 2.0, Introducing Kilim

An actor framework for Java concurrency

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Andrew Glover

Date archived: December 19, 2016 | First published: April 13, 2010

Concurrent programming is central to Java™ development 2.0, but probably not thread-based concurrency. Andrew Glover explains why actors trump threads for concurrent programming in multicore systems. He then introduces Kilim, an actor-based message-passing framework that weaves together concurrent and distributed programming.

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