Akka Projections 1.0.0-RC1 released

Dear Hakkers,

The Akka contributors are happy to announce the first release candidate of Akka Projections, version 1.0.0-RC1. If no serious bug is reported this RC1 will become GA.

We consider the API stable even though we’re still not making any bincompat promise and you should consider all the public API as ApiMayChange. It might be changed based on feedback from initial usage.

Feedback, bug reports and feature requests are welcome as issues in akka-projection/issues.

Highlights of the release:

  • Unified schemas for JDBC and Slick
  • Support blocking in JdbcHandler start/stop
  • StatusObserver fine grained callbacks
  • Converged StatusObserver semantics to Telemetry: progress reports iff offset has been committed
  • Fix: ClassCastException after restart when using Kafka source
  • Fix: MetadataClientAdapter actor already terminated message when restarting a Projection
  • Fix: JdbcSettings fails when using variable substitution
  • Many documentation improvements

The documentation can be found at https://doc.akka.io/docs/akka-projection/current/.

A total of 45 issues were closed in this release. The complete list can be found on the 1.0.0-RC1 milestone on github.


For this release we had the help of 4 committers – thank you all very much!

commits  added  removed
     24   1724     1102 Renato Cavalcanti
     24   1634      518 Ignasi Marimon-Clos
      8   1737      624 Sean Glover
      1      1        1 Patrik Nordwall

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Is there an example on how to use Akka Projections in Lagom?

I tried creating the EventSourcedProvider using the ActorSystem provided by Lagom by DI, however, the types are not compatible:

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

I tried creating the EventSourcedProvider using the ActorSystem provided by Lagom by DI, however, the types are not compatible

That is because it requires the new akka.actor.typed.ActorSystem instead of the classic akka.actor.ActorSystem. You can convert between them.

import akka.actor.typed.scaladsl.adapter._


More details in https://doc.akka.io/docs/akka/current/typed/coexisting.html

Alternatively, I think Lagom has support for dependency injection of akka.actor.typed.ActorSystem.