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Lightweight actor framework with supervision

Project Description

A python actor framework.


  • Easy to build concurrency with the actor model.
  • Lightweight. Can run millions of actors on a single thread.
  • Integrated supervision for managing actor lifetime and faults.
  • Extensible with new executors and dispatchers.
  • An Akka-like API.


Install from PyPI using pip:

$ pip install actors

Obligatory greeter

from actors import Actor, ActorSystem

class Greeter(Actor):
    def receive(self, message):
        print("Hello %s" % message)

system = ActorSystem()
greeter = system.actor_of(GreetingActor)


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