Programming Notes

I continue to expound on reactive programming concepts in this note, by diving deeper into the reactor module. Remember in the previous note, I outlined different implementations of the Reactive Specification; Reactor being one of them. This note presents some of the fundamental concepts in the reactor module and how they facilitate programming in a […]

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Posted on 10 Apr, 2022

My foray into reactive programming began sometime last year. I had been seeing blogs and articles referencing this programming paradigm which appeared to offer more in terms of scalability than traditional blocking and imperative programming patterns. I did a deep dive into the concept and have since started using Reactive Programming on my projects. So […]

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Posted on 3 Mar, 2022

Java developers will agree that Java 8 felt like a huge paradigm shift from Java 7. Java 8 was released in March 2014, and most notably introduced functional programming concepts, lambdas, and the Streaming API. Functional Programming in Java was a huge win for a language that already had a reputation for being too imperative.  […]

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Posted on 11 Oct, 2020

Modern frontend development has really gone far. Honestly, if you can remember the early days, you know we’ve come a long way from relying on spaghetti JQuery code to deliver functionality to users. Today we have frameworks like React, Vue, and Angular. These frameworks encapsulate the MVVM and MVC software architecture patterns that make it […]

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Posted on 7 Sep, 2020