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How does reactive programming differ from other programming?

 
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I have done some functional programming, but had not even heard of reactive programming. What is reactive programming?
 
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Hi Campbell!

Reactive Programming is a broad term meaning that the program is event-based, viewed as a response to inputs, and viewed as a data flow.

Functional Reactive Programming is quite a lot more specific. It has the additional property that it is provably compositional, which means that the code stays manageable as the size of the program increases.


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