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Akka vs Highland.js: What are the differences?
Akka and Highland.js belong to "Concurrency Frameworks" category of the tech stack.
Akka and Highland.js are both open source tools. Akka with 10.3K GitHub stars and 3.09K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Highland.js with 3.21K GitHub stars and 158 GitHub forks.
Pros of Akka
- Great concurrency model32
- Actor Library12
- Open source10
- Message driven5
Pros of Highland.js
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Cons of Akka
- Mixing futures with Akka tell is difficult3
- Closing of futures2
- No type safety2
- Very difficult to refactor1
- Typed actors still not stable1