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Akka/Scala example source code file (InternetSeedGenerator.scala)

This example Akka source code file (InternetSeedGenerator.scala) is included in my "Source Code Warehouse" project. The intent of this project is to help you more easily find Akka and Scala source code examples by using tags.

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Akka tags/keywords

akka, all, collection, generators, illegalstateexception, instance, internet, internetseedgenerator, list, none, remote, securerandomseedgenerator, security, seedgenerator

The InternetSeedGenerator.scala Akka example source code

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//   Copyright 2006-2010 Daniel W. Dyer
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import org.uncommons.maths.random.{ SeedGenerator, SeedException, SecureRandomSeedGenerator, RandomDotOrgSeedGenerator, DevRandomSeedGenerator }
import scala.collection.immutable

 * Seed generator that maintains multiple strategies for seed
 * generation and will delegate to the best one available for the
 * current operating environment.
 * @author Daniel Dyer
object InternetSeedGenerator {
   * @return The singleton instance of this class.
  def getInstance: InternetSeedGenerator = Instance

  /**Singleton instance. */
  private final val Instance: InternetSeedGenerator = new InternetSeedGenerator
  /**Delegate generators. */
  private final val Generators: immutable.Seq[SeedGenerator] =
    List(new RandomDotOrgSeedGenerator, // first try the Internet seed generator
      new SecureRandomSeedGenerator) // this is last because it always works

final class InternetSeedGenerator extends SeedGenerator {
   * Generates a seed by trying each of the available strategies in
   * turn until one succeeds.  Tries the most suitable strategy first
   * and eventually degrades to the least suitable (but guaranteed to
   * work) strategy.
   * @param length The length (in bytes) of the seed.
   * @return A random seed of the requested length.
  def generateSeed(length: Int): Array[Byte] = InternetSeedGenerator.Generators.view.flatMap(
    g ⇒ try Option(g.generateSeed(length)) catch { case _: SeedException ⇒ None }).headOption.getOrElse(throw new IllegalStateException("All available seed generation strategies failed."))

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