Hi. I am proud to announce the release of Akka 0.6. It is a major release in many ways. Many people have made this happen. Especially the great team<http://doc.akkasource.org/team> but also many of the users on the mailing list. Thank you all.
Download Akka 0.6 here<http://cloud.github.com/downloads/jboner/akka/akka-0.6.zip> . The full release notes is available at here<http://doc.akkasource.org/release-notes>, but here is a summary of the highlights. - New STM impl with a declarative, a high-order fun and a monadic API - New persistence module backends; Redis, Cassandra, MongoDB, works with STM - Much improved performance; Akka is now 2-3 times faster than Scala Actors (both event and thread-based) in http://shootout.alioth.debian.org/ benchmark. - Much improved memory footprint; an Actor consumes ~600 bytes, can now create 6.5 million on 4 G RAM - Much improved Remote Actors; reconnect, compression, implicit sender, supervision across nodes etc. - Comet bindings for Actors - REST bindings for Actors - Cluster Membership protocol; nodes find each other automatically, simple API - Security module; HTTP digest and Kerberos - Many new Serializers; SBinary, JSON, Protobuf etc. - AMQP integration - Lift integration - Spring integration (in progress) - Guice integration - Microkernel New home at http://akkasource.org <http://akkasource.org>New docs at http://doc.akkasource.org New tutorial at http://jonasboner.com/2010/01/04/introducing-akka.html Feedback is most welcome. Join the mailing list and help us make it better. Thanks. -- Jonas Bonér twitter: @jboner blog: http://jonasboner.com work: http://scalablesolutions.se code: http://github.com/jboner code: http://akkasource.org also: http://letitcrash.com -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Lift" group. To post to this group, send email to lift...@googlegroups.com. To unsubscribe from this group, send email to liftweb+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. For more options, visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/liftweb?hl=en.