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Introduction to RxJS

luixaviles profile image Luis Aviles Originally published at labs.thisdot.co ・2 min read

RxJS is becoming more and more popular these days. It's used in a wide range of applications and frameworks have included it as part of their implementations.

The library's implementation is constantly evolving and the next major version, RxJS 7, is close to being released.

What is RxJS?

RxJS is a popular library with more than 20 Million downloads per week on average. According to the official website:

RxJS is a library for composing asynchronous and event-based programs by using observable sequences...

However, there's another popular definition of this library:

Think of RxJS as Lodash for events.

The original implementation was based on JavaScript (Reactive Programming library for JavaScript = RxJS).

The TypeScript support

It's interesting to know that the RxJS project is using TypeScript actively and it helped to find bugs when the library was migrating from JavaScript.

In the next section, you can find more articles to learn and keep improving your skills through RxJS.

More about RxJS

The This Dot Blog has been publishing several articles around RxJS lately. Find a list of useful resources below to keep up-to-date with this technology:


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