RxJS: The Big Picture

by Brice Wilson

RxJS is a popular JavaScript library for reactive programming using Observables. This course gives you an overview of its features and capabilities, and helps you decide if it's the right tool for your next project.

What you'll learn

RxJS and reactive programming techniques are a fundamental part of the most popular JavaScript frameworks available today. In this course, RxJS: The Big Picture, you'll learn the goals of RxJS and gain a basic understanding of the problems it solves and the building blocks used to solve them. First, you'll see what RxJS is and the benefits of using it. Next, you'll explore where it fits in the context of other popular JavaScript libraries and frameworks. Finally, you'll delve into how the primary building blocks of the library enable you to solve lots of common problems with a clean, consistent API. When you're finished with this course, you'll understand the goals of RxJS, have a basic understanding of its fundamental types and syntax, and feel confident deciding if it's the right tool for your application.

About the author

Brice Wilson has been a professional developer for over 20 years and has used many tools and programming languages during that time. His current interests are centered on web services, single-page web applications and native mobile development. He has worked as a developer and architect for a number of large companies and enjoys learning, experimenting with, and teaching new technologies. He also blogs at BriceWilson.net.

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