Multiple mature implementations of the actor model of concurrency exist. Besides several ones available for the Java Virtual Machine, there are others, for example, written in SmallTalk or in C++, targeting native platforms or other virtual machines. Recently, runtime environments for platforms such as GPUs have also appeared. However, so far, no full-featured actor runtime environment has allowed actor programs to run, unchanged, on both Java and JavaScript virtual machines. This paper describes our ongoing effort in providing a portable implementation of the widely-used Akka actor framework.

Mon 26 Oct
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15:30 - 17:00: AGERE - Session 4 - Runtime Environments and Discussion at Grand Station 4
agere201515:30 - 15:50
Andrea Peruffo, Gianluca StivanUniCredit R&D, Philipp HallerKTH Royal Institute of Technology
agere201515:50 - 16:10
Elisa Gonzalez BoixVrije Universiteit Brussel, Christophe ScholliersVrije Universiteit Brussel, Nicolas LarreaVUB, Wolfgang De MeuterVrije Universiteit Brussel
agere201516:10 - 16:30
Arvin ZakeriyanUniversity of Tehran, Ehsan Khamespanah, Marjan SirjaniReykjavik University, Ramtin Khosravi
agere201516:30 - 17:00