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An example asynchronous REST API written in Java using Jersey 2 and Akka 2.3

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Key concepts

  • Instantiating an Akka ActorSystem at server startup and injecting it into each request
  • Fulfilling an asynchronous Jersey REST service invocation using Akka actors

How to run the example

  1. Clone this repository
  2. Run mvn tomcat7:run
  3. Visit http://localhost:9090/examples/doubler/2 via curl or your favorite browser


  • JDK 7.x
  • Maven 3.x

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