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Introduction to Reactive Programming



Stephane Maldini and Rossen Stoyanchev discuss what "reactive" means and why it matters, Reactive Streams and Reactive Extensions and the emerging ecosystem around them. They present demos introducing the basic concepts in composition libraries using RxJava and Reactor.


Stephane Maldini is Project Reactor Lead and All Things Reactive at Pivotal - on Project Reactor. Rossen Stoyanchev is a Spring Framework team member and a Pivotal senior staff.

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Jan 16, 2016

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  • Great talk!

    by marcos nc,

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    The reactive topic is very well presented, starting by why we need it now, going through some different approaches to putting it to work and finally presenting some interesting topics like concurrency, and some composing strategies.

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