Lightbend Academy

Lightbend Academy is the first online training portal delivering Lightbend’s expert taught, self-paced courses in Reactive Architecture patterns & design, Akka and Lagom microservices development and operations, the Scala programming language, and streaming application development and performance tuning using Akka Streams, with more courses continually being added.

As flexible, self-paced courses, you and your team members control the learning pace and effort. Depending on the financial size of your Lightbend subscription you are entitled to have up to a specific number of your team members register with Lightbend Academy. Every Lightbend customer can register a minimum of 100 employees on Lightbend Academy. Customers that have progressively larger accounts with Lightbend can register up to 1000 employees on Academy.

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Training and Enablement

As your business goes to the cloud with Reactive and streaming data applications, a ton of development work lies ahead. Now, more than ever, the knowledge and skills of your staff has a direct impact on the success of your business. Ensure your developers are empowered to become effective change agents with training from Lightbend.

Lightbend instructor-led training is available as an additional fee for Lightbend subscribers. It is also delivered by certified partners for the global community. Our hands-on, lab-based approach to learning keeps students at their keyboard for as much as 80% of a course and maximizes the retention of skills they'll use every day.

Lightbend certified training partners offer the Lightbend curriculum around the world both as open, public courses and directly for private clients.


Professional and Expert Training

Lightbend offers professional and expert-level training courses so that organizations and individuals can choose what’s best for them, based on their needs and requirements.

The professional courses equip developers with the knowledge they need to successfully build Reactive and streaming Fast Data applications. The expert-level courses are aimed at those that want to go achieve a true mastery of Lightbend technologies and requires several months of hands-on experience with those technologies.