Create a REST service using Play with Java for a User database

For a contact management sample application that I am building, I need a user REST service which I can use to validate users and use the UUID to search the contacts of this user (the contact database will be exposed by another REST service).
I decided to build this REST service using Play and implement that in Java.
This blog explains how I have build this REST service.
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Experimenting with Akka in Java

Akka is often used in combination with Scala, but I wanted to experiment with Akka using Java.
Currently I am working on a plain Java project that I am rewriting to make use of Akka. I would like to know if Akka makes my project cleaner, faster and more reactive.
My experiences on rewriting my application to Akka will be posted on a separate blog which will also contain my conclusions on using Akka.
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