What is Reactive Programming?
August 19, 2014
Kevin Webber covers the fundamentals of Reactive Programming in his new Medium blog:
To understand Reactive?—?both the programming paradigm and the motivation behind it?—?it helps to understand the challenges that are faced by developers and companies today compared to the challenges faced only a decade ago.
The two major game changers for developers and companies are:
- Advancements in hardware
- The internet
While “gathering around the campfire to discuss the olden days” is considered to be the lowest form of conversation by some, we need to explore the history of our profession in order to address issues that every developer will soon face.