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Monthly Archives: May 2010

Introduction to the Reactive Extensions for JavaScript – Wrapping the Dojo API

Recently in some of the comments I’ve received (keep them coming BTW), I get questions about taking existing APIs and moving them towards using the Reactive Extensions for JavaScript (RxJS).  How can we get away from constant callback hell and … Continue reading 

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Talking Reactive Extensions

There has been a lot of movement around the Reactive Extensions lately and I thought I’d round them up for you in an easy to find location.  Between the new release and various interviews, there’s a bit to cover. New … Continue reading 

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Introduction to the Reactive Extensions for JavaScript – The Final Countdown Timer

In the previous couple of posts, I’ve talked about asynchronous method chaining and creating custom schedulers so I can repeatedly hit a data source for its data, transform it and then display the results.  Instead of just setting a custom … Continue reading 

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Introduction to the Reactive Extensions for JavaScript – Custom Schedulers

In the previous post, I talked a little bit about asynchronous method chaining and extending jQuery in a fluent style to fetch tweets from Twitter and append them to a given element.  This time I want to expand upon that … Continue reading 

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Introduction to the Reactive Extensions for JavaScript – Async Method Chaining

Recently, there was a blog post by Dustin Diaz about method chaining over asynchronous operations.  This topic, of course is near and dear to my heart as it strikes the exact chord of what the Reactive Extensions for JavaScript (RxJS) … Continue reading 

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Introduction to the Reactive Extensions for JavaScript – Refactoring a Game

We’ve covered a lot of ground so far in this series including a lot of the combinators as well as the integration into third party libraries.  Most of these examples have been from a green field mindset where we have … Continue reading 

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