» Herding Code 80: RxJS with Jeffrey van Gogh and Matt Podwysocki
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- Matt talks about how he’s been involved with RxJS.
- Jeffrey talks about how RxJS and Reactive Extensions came out of the the Volta project.
- Jeffery adds on how this also has benefits to asynchronous operations.
- Jon asks about how this works with queries over events which will happen in the future.
- Mat talks about how this works with jQuery’s bind and live events.
- Jon asks the standard question about querying over mouse move events. Matt and Jeffrey use the example to explain about how composable operations over events can be really powerful.
- Jon asks how Reactive Extensions relates to functional reactive programming, and to functional programming in general.
- Kevin asks about how RxJS interoperates with jQuery.
- We take questions from Twitter about jQuery integration and use of RxJS to manage script loading and script scoping.
- Kevin asks for some concrete usage examples.
- Kevin asks about the library size and the overall release status.
- Jon asks about Jeffrey’s blog posts on using RxJS with Node.js and Script#.
- We talk about Matt’s extensive blog post series on RxJS.
- We talk about recent RxJS presentations: Erik Meijer’s talk at MIX10, Jeffrey’s talk at JSConf, and Matt’s at the Imagine Cup.
- Scott K asks about how scope is handled in RxJS.
- Jon asks about how the code is licensed.
- Kevin asks about the naming conventions used in RxJS, supported browsers, release plans.
- Jon asks about Reactive Extensions for .NET, and we talk about how it’s especially useful in Silverlight.
- Jeffery mentions that Reactive Extensions will be included in Windows Phone 7.
- We pretend to end the show, but the discussion keeps going and K Scott joins the party.