Scala Futures – link to the api documentation
Concurrency vs Parallel computing – good article on the subject
Don’t use actors for concurrency – article about using actors and futures for concurrency
A journey into concurrent programming in Scala – this article explains the basics of using futures and an execution context for concurrency. This is very basic.
Throttling Instantiations of Scala Futures – a very good article pointing out some of the issues with using Scala futures and how to back pressure them.
Understanding play thread pools – this is from the documentation on how to create thread pools
Scala Futures and Promises – Article from the Scala lang website documenting how Futures and Promises work in Scala
Scala Future Execution Context API documentation
Link to Java Executor documentation – for working with execution contexts
Link to an article about Scala async/await on the scala-lang site
Asynchronous Programming and Scala – a really good article about async programming and how it works in Scala.
Future Calculations (in Scala)
Scala Programming – Introduction to Threads and Futures
Futures and Async: When to Use Which?
This video explains more of the theory of how Futures, Async and promises work than how to actually use them.