An akka-http microservice which fetches movie data
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Akka HTTP microservice example

Based off Akka HTTP Microservice by @theiterators
Modified so that the request sent to the api can contain URI queries for example:


Code can be executed by opening up sbt in the root directory and run.

$ sbt
> run

Once the code starts running, it can be stopped by pressing enter

By default it runs a server at http://localhost:8080 which can be queried for movies via a search string like this:

$ curl -X GET -H 'Content-Type: application/json' http://localhost:8080/movie -d '{"query": "The Force Awakens"}'

  "Title": "Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens",
  "Year": "2015",
  "Director": "J.J. Abrams",
  "Plot": "Three decades after the defeat of the Galactic Empire, a new threat arises. The First Order attempts to rule the galaxy and only a ragtag group of heroes can stop them, along with the help of the Resistance.",
  "imdbID": "tt2488496",
  "Actors": "Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver"

Also it supports searching via imdbId:

$ curl http://localhost:8080/movie/tt0109830

  "Title": "Forrest Gump",
  "Year": "1994",
  "Director": "Robert Zemeckis",
  "Plot": "Forrest Gump, while not intelligent, has accidentally been present at many historic moments, but his true love, Jenny Curran, eludes him.",
  "imdbID": "tt0109830",
  "Actors": "Tom Hanks, Rebecca Williams, Sally Field, Michael Conner Humphreys"

It also supports JSON encoded imdbID:

$ curl -X GET -H 'Content-Type: application/json' http://localhost:8080/movie -d '{"imdbID": "tt0111161"}'

  "Title": "The Shawshank Redemption",
  "Year": "1994",
  "Director": "Frank Darabont",
  "Plot": "Two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency.",
  "imdbID": "tt0111161",
  "Actors": "Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton, William Sadler"