Want Erlang concurrency but are stuck with Java: 4 Alternatives (+1)

You’ve by now have read a lot about Erlang style concurrency. In Erlang actors are sending messages to inboxes of other actors and react to messages in their own inbox. The advantage of this approach with immutable messages is that you can’t get as easily in a deadlock as with basic Java concurrency with synchronized […]

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Concurrency Rant: Different Types of Concurrency and Why Lots of People Already use ‘Erlang’ Concurrency

People talk a lot about concurrency. With the rise of multi-core processors, concurrency becomes more important. It’s sad that developers don’t know much about concurrency – and most of them just parrot what they have read in other blogs. I wanted to write this post for quite some time to shed more light into concurrency. […]

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