RxJS: The Big Picture

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.
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Beginner
Updated
Mar 5, 2019
Duration
1h 2m
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Course info
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(137)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Mar 5, 2019
Duration
1h 2m
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Description

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
About the author

Brice has been a professional developer for over 20 years and loves to experiment with new tools and technologies. Web development and native iOS apps currently occupy most of his time.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hey everybody. My name is Brice Wilson, and welcome to my course, RxJS: The Big Picture. I'm a server and client-side web developer. RxJS is the most popular implementation of the Reactive extension API and continues to attract more and more developers as they discover all the ways the library helps them manage data in their web applications. This course is a high-level introduction to RxJS, and no prior experience with the library is required. Some of the major topics that we'll cover include what RxJS is and the problems it solves, the benefits of using RxJS, its relationship to other libraries and frameworks, and how the major building blocks of the library fit together. By the end of the course, you'll have a solid understanding of the role RxJS plays in client-side web development and the features it provides to help you manage data. You'll also feel confident deciding if it's the right tool for your project. Before beginning this course, you should be familiar with the basics of JavaScript, but you certainly don't need to be an expert. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn RxJS with the RxJS: The Big Picture course, at Pluralsight.