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Reactive BBQ Case Study

About Reactive BBQ

The Reactive BBQ domain is a familiar one for those who have taken the Lightbend Reactive Architecture Professional (LRA-P) course. That course uses this example throughout to good effect in the workshops. The same premises apply in this tutorial. We go deeper into reactive architecture by having you specify portions of it in RIDDL.

As you might guess from the name, Reactive BBQ is a restaurant chain that serves spicy (reactive!) BBQ dishes. It doesn’t exist of course, even if we may or may not have mistaken R&R BBQ in Salt Lake City for the Reactive version in 2018.

The Reactive BBQ case study in the LRA-P course included interviews with several fictitious employees. Those interviews and the case study material have been replicated here with thanks to Lightbend; we recommend that you read through this case study first.

The RIDDL files for Reactive BBQ are arranged into a directory structure, each with an explanation page as follows:

Case Study

The Reactive BBQ restaurant chain has determined that their existing restaurant operations system is not suitably meeting their needs and have hired a high technology consulting company (you) to provide some needed guidance on how they can improve their customer service, tracking, and reliability.

What follows are the interviews conducted with key personnel at Reactive BBQ in order to identify the issues.