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RxJS 6 Release Improves Performance and Modularity

by Dylan Schiemann Follow 9 Followers on  May 16, 2018

The RxJS team has announced their 6.0 release, which improves the project's approach to modularity, streamlines performance, adds a backwards compatibility package to ease upgrades, and supports code migration for TypeScript users.

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Vert.x 3.3.0 Features Enhanced Networking Microservices, Testing and More

by Clement Escoffier Follow 0 Followers on  Jun 30, 2016 1

Vert.x core developer Clement Escoffier of RedHat explores key features of just released Vert.x 3.3.0 reactive toolkit.

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DroidConSE: Tackling Complexity in Android Apps with RxJava at SoundCloud

by Matt McComb Follow 0 Followers on  Nov 11, 2014

In his recent talk at DroidconSE, Matthias Kaeppler (Software Engineer at SoundCloud), proposed the use of RxJava - an implementation of Reactive Extensions for the Java programming language - in Android apps to elegantly handle asynchronous behaviour. After his talk InfoQ spoke to Matthias to discover how other Android developers can benefit from adopting RxJava.


Martin Thompson Discusses the Reactive Manifesto 2.0

by Harry Brumleve Follow 2 Followers on  Oct 13, 2014

The second version of the Reactive Manifesto was announced at September's GOTO conference in Aarhus. Martin Thompson discusses the need for a revised version of the Manifesto and what its changes mean for the burgeoning reactive community.


Reactive Extensions, Async, and Splunk

by Jonathan Allen Follow 615 Followers on  Oct 12, 2014

The 2.0 version of the Splunk C# SDK is heavily invested in modern C# features. Every major operation from login-onwards is available via asynchronous methods. And for most advanced uses such as sampling, Reactive Extensions come into play.


Async, LINQ, and the Future of RxJS

by Jonathan Allen Follow 615 Followers on  Dec 23, 2013 2

Reactive Extensions for JavaScript 2.2 includes an optional component for working with asynchronous data sources. Known as rx.async.js, this fulfills the need for binding to events, callbacks, and promises. And in the horizon is support for LINQ style query expression parsing.


Introducing Reactive Extensions for C++

by Jonathan Allen Follow 615 Followers on  Dec 20, 2013

Reactive Extensions for C++, also known as Rx.cpp, is now available for WinRT via C++/CX and OS X via clang. While still in its early stages, a lot of work has been done since the last preview.


Reactive Extensions for JavaScript Loses Weight and Older Browsers

by Jonathan Allen Follow 615 Followers on  Dec 19, 2013 1

RxJS 2.2 loses weight by only supporting ECMA Script 5 browsers in the default build. It also offers an even lighter weight version that only includes the most commonly used functions.


Reactive Programming as an Emerging Trend

by Dio Synodinos Follow 4 Followers on  Aug 28, 2013 3

Reactive programming (RP) is based on data flows and the propagation of change, with the underlying execution model of a programming language automatically propagating changes through the data flow. With the popularity of event-driven, scalable, and interactive architectures both on the server and the client, the concept of  “reactiveness” is increasingly gaining attention.


When to Use WPF with Async and Reactive Extensions

by Jonathan Allen Follow 615 Followers on  Mar 22, 2013

Ian Griffiths has published a six part series on when to use, and when not to use, .NET 4.5’s async features with WPF. The series begins with a post titled Too Much, Too Fast with WPF and Async.


Microsoft Open Sources Reactive Extensions

by Roopesh Shenoy Follow 0 Followers on  Nov 09, 2012

Reactive Extensions (Rx) has been open sourced by Microsoft Open Technologies. This increases the chances that it will be available with Mono soon as well.


Rx 2.0 Gets .NET 4.0 Support, Handles Absolute Time Better

by Roopesh Shenoy Follow 0 Followers on  Jun 27, 2012

Reactive Extensions 2.0 RC is out and it now supports .NET 4.0 (except few features) along with 4.5. It also has several improvements in the way it deals with time.


Reactive Extensions for .NET 4.5

by Jonathan Allen Follow 615 Followers on  Oct 31, 2011

The new functionality in .NET 4.5 with it the opportunity to revisit the out of band libraries such as Reactive Extensions. Bart De Smet talks about what’s in the Rx experimental branch.


Writing Asynchronous Tests with Rx and Silverlight

by Jonathan Allen Follow 615 Followers on  Aug 09, 2011 1

Richard Szalay is demonstrates how Reactive Extensions can be used to make asynchronous testing with the Silverlight Unit Testing Framework less error prone.


Interactive Extensions for LINQ to Objects

by Jonathan Allen Follow 615 Followers on  Jul 28, 2011 3

Interactive Extensions (Ix) is a set of additional LINQ to Objects query operators based on the work done in the Reactive Extensions. A quick look through the API reveals a set of IEnumerable extension methods under the System.Linq namespace. While most developers already have many of these in their own utility libraries, having a standard implementation for these missing features would be useful.

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