Workshop: RxJS 5 basics Workshop




1:00pm - 4:00pm


Intermediate knowledge of JavaScript is required

We'll spend the afternoon learning about RxJS 5 in-depth, and using RxJS to manage common and complex async scenarios within an application

In this workshop you'll learn:

  • Discuss how to think "reactively"
  • Learn how to think in functional reactive programming, including fundamentals for composing streams
  • Discuss merge strategies, error handling, and common patterns for RxJS use
  • How to create observables, including hot and cold observables
  • What an operator is, including creating custom operators

Speaker: Ben Lesh

RxJS 5 Lead Author & Senior Software Engineer @Netflix

Ben Lesh is a Senior Software Engineer at Netflix on the UI Platform Team. He is the lead author of RxJS 5, which is a rewrite of RxJS from the ground up to comply with modern standards and improve performance.

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