Reactive Extensions

Philly ETE # 38 – Reactive Javascript at Netflix – Jafar Husain & Matthew Podwysocki

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From the abstract: What’s does a mouse drag event have in common with an Array of numbers? The answer to this question may surprise you: they are both collections. This key insight holds the key to dramatically simplifying asynchronous programming in Javascript. In this talk you will learn how you can use the familiar Javascript … Read More

Philly ETE 2014 – Jafar Husain – Reactive Javascript at Netflix

In this talk we’ll be exploring the Reactive Extensions (Rx) library which allows us to treat events as collections. You’ll learn about how Netflix uses Rx on the client and the server, allowing us to build end-to-end reactive systems. We’ll also contrast Rx with Promises, another popular approach to building asynchronous programs in Javascript.