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A Short History of Android and Reactive Programming: Coroutines Edition

Preface Last year, there was a hot topic on Twitter about how relevant RxJava was with modern Android development, which garnered a pretty interesting debate with some convincing arguments from both sides. The claim was that given the popularity of modern frameworks, RxJava is too bloated and should be removed. The debate was even given a catchy title, which prompted a panel discussion at Droidcon Berlin last year, with Hasan, Ivan, x, and myself....

June 3, 2019 · 12 min · Ash Davies
Droidcon Berlin: Rx Must Die

Rx Must Die

Is the learning curve of Rx too steep? Do we overuse Rx Java? Is LiveData an alternative? Do Coroutines and Kotlin build-in features make it obsolete? The Context: Episode 21: Rx Must Die

July 27, 2018 · Droidcon (Berlin, Germany) · 1 min · Ivan Morgillo, Joannes Orgis, Hasan Hosgel, Ash Davies