Rx Wiki

Community Content

Free Third-Party Tools

  • Reactive Framework Extensions Generator by Clarius Consulting Labs, a Visual Studio extension that scans assemblies for classes with events, and exposes them as observable sequences.
  • RxSandbox, a library that provides a visual, interactive evaluation of Rx expressions.
  • GenY, An open source VS code generator with filtering support, that currently can generate IObservables from events and dependency properties. This project is still in its infancy and does not have a binary release yet.

Microsoft Resources

Reactive Extensions for .NET (Rx) Homepage

The Rx homepage has download packages available for .NET 4.0, .NET 3.5 SP1, Silverlight 3, Silverlight 4, and JavaScript, as well as links to other Microsoft Rx resources.

This document published by the Rx team is the best tutorial currently available.

The best place to get your questions answered is the Rx forum; the authors of Rx regularly answer questions from the community there.

Videos

For a quick-start guide, watch Getting Started with Rx (2:07) for installation, and then Writing Your First Rx Application (6:25) for a brief demo that implements drag and drop.

Channel9 has an excellent series of (mostly) short videos that help introduce the Observable operators and concepts:

For a higher-level conceptual video on why Rx is beneficial to application writers, watch Erik Meijer's Rx in 15 Minutes (13:09)

Online documentation

Tech Ed 2012 Video This video gives a comprehensive overview of what Rx is and how to use it. By Bart De Smet Bar 1 Hour 24 min.

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