Raspberry Pi and Akka / Scala

This post is about running Akka on the Raspberry Pi, but because this is so simple to do I will also talk about a simpler development and deployment process.

Clearly from the posts before you can see that the Java JVM on Raspbian is not very fast, so I looked at a process of developing a Scala / Akka application on my Linux desktop and just copy it to the Raspberry Pi as a Jar file and execute there, to remove the tedious wait during the compilation of my source code.

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