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Monthly Archives: November 2009

Going Interactive with the Reactive Extensions

Lately in my series on the Reactive Extensions, you’ll have noticed I focused quite a bit on the IObservable<T> and IObserver interfaces as well as the extensions methods that are included.  There is one thing, however, that might have been … Continue reading 

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Introduction to the Reactive Framework Part V

In the previous post of the Introduction to the Reactive Framework series, we covered how to create new IObservable<T> instances, either from scratch or from existing sequences.  What this allowed us to do was turn an operation which was previously … Continue reading 

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Reactive Extensions for .NET (Rx) released on DevLabs

As you may have noticed, I’ve been blogging a bit about the Reactive Framework, now the Reactive Extensions for .NET (Rx) and how it will change the way we approach asynchronous and event-based programming.  Just as LINQ to Objects changed … Continue reading 

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Introduction to the Reactive Framework Part IV

In the previous post in this series, we covered how to turn .NET events into first class values through IObservable instances.  By doing so, we were able to do much more interesting things than just subscribe and unsubscribe, instead we … Continue reading 

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Introduction to the Reactive Framework Part III

In my previous post in the Introduction to the Reactive Framework series, I discussed the duality between the IEnumerable/IEnumerator and IObservable/IObserver and how that enables us to generalize the ideas from LINQ to Objects to LINQ to Observables/Events.  After the … Continue reading 

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[ANN] DC ALT.NET – 11/24/2009 “Stop Talking, Start Teaching” with Jeff Casimir

As a group, we’ve been focusing a lot on technology on such things as JavaScript, MongoDB and so on.  This month, I’d like to take a step back as a group and instead focus on some soft skills.  When I … Continue reading 

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Introduction to the Reactive Framework Part II

In my previous post, I talked a little bit about the parts of the Reactive Framework that are coming to the .NET 4 BCL as well as their implementation in F# as part of F# First Class Events.  This time, … Continue reading 

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