Reactive programming, the basics

Reactive programming is a programming paradigm which is supported in frameworks like Spring 5 (Project Reactor) and Java 9 (Reactive Streams). Earlier there was already support with RxJava, Project Reactor and the Reactive Streams standard. As such the concepts behind Reactive programming are not new but using them becomes easier and more supported. Reactive programming will help us deal with threads more efficiently. Rather than working with one thread per request, all tasks will be shared over multiple threads. All tasks will be handled without blocking a thread while waiting for a response. [async] [non-blocking] (Parts of) Information is provided as soon … Continue reading "Reactive programming, the basics"

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