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Akka vs Redux Observable: What are the differences?

Developers describe Akka as "Build powerful concurrent & distributed applications more easily". Akka is a toolkit and runtime for building highly concurrent, distributed, and resilient message-driven applications on the JVM. On the other hand, Redux Observable is detailed as "A powerful middleware for Redux using RxJS". It allows developers to dispatch a function that returns an observable, promise or iterable of action(s). Compose and cancel async actions to create side effects and more.

Akka and Redux Observable are primarily classified as "Concurrency Frameworks" and "State Management Library" tools respectively.

Akka is an open source tool with 10.2K GitHub stars and 3.07K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Akka's open source repository on GitHub.

Asana, Rainist, and Contentsquare are some of the popular companies that use Akka, whereas Redux Observable is used by Webscope.io, NUU, and STRV. Akka has a broader approval, being mentioned in 102 company stacks & 301 developers stacks; compared to Redux Observable, which is listed in 15 company stacks and 8 developer stacks.

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Pros of Akka
Pros of Redux Observable
  • 32
    Great concurrency model
  • 17
    Fast
  • 12
    Actor Library
  • 10
    Open source
  • 7
    Resilient
  • 5
    Message driven
  • 5
    Scalable
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    Cons of Akka
    Cons of Redux Observable
    • 3
      Mixing futures with Akka tell is difficult
    • 2
      Closing of futures
    • 2
      No type safety
    • 1
      Very difficult to refactor
    • 1
      Typed actors still not stable
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      What is Akka?

      Akka is a toolkit and runtime for building highly concurrent, distributed, and resilient message-driven applications on the JVM.

      What is Redux Observable?

      It allows developers to dispatch a function that returns an observable, promise or iterable of action(s). Compose and cancel async actions to create side effects and more.

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