Akka.NET + Azure: Azure ServiceBus integration

I know that there is some confusion out there on how Akka.NET relates to products like NServiceBus and Azure ServiceBus, I think that Akka.NET Co-founder Aaron Stannard said it the best; they’re very complimentary Akka.NET makes a great consumer or producer for NServiceBus Another closely related question that comes up from time to time is how to integrate Akka.NET…More

Learning Azure, Day 1 | Servicebus

I’ve decided to bite the bullet and finally dig into Azure. My first learning experience was to toy around with the Servicebus. Azure Servicebus is a message queue pretty much like the old MSMQ, but with a few more nifty features. e.g. messages can have a time to live duration, you can chose between At…More

Introducing Akka.NET

There are a lot of things going on right now. First, Pigeon Framework now has a new name; Akka.NET. We got OK from Typesafe to use the name since we are a pure port of real Akka. We are also doing a lot of work on the core and remote libs. We now have a…More

Massive improvements to Pigeon – Akka Actors for .NET

The last few weeks have been busy busy. Me and Aaron have been making some massive improvements to Pigeon. Most of the Akka features are now completed, remoting still needs some love and after that we will start porting Akka clustering. One of the latest features we have added is logging. We support the same features…More

Configuration and Remote support for Pigeon – Akka Actors for .NET

I’ve been working quite a bit on my Akka port this weekend. Finally got a a configuration system in place. Trying to stay close to how Akka works, I decided to go for a Json based configuration, this is fairly close to the real Akka configurations while still not beeing too alien to .NET developers.…More