Matt Barrett and Lee Campbell’s talk on Reactive UI development at ReactConf 2014 is now available on Youtube.

Real-time reactive user interfaces need to scale from handling dozens, and sometimes hundreds, of updates per second, to changes in data on a daily or weekly basis, as well as handling input from users. This means that literally everything is a stream of data.

We will discuss how the trading applications we’ve built make extensive use of reactive extensions to compose these streams to provide real-time, correct information about the state of the market, and the system. We’ll talk about the internal architectures of real time trading applications built to handle this sort of complexity.

 

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Demo app: Reactive Trader

We open sourced the app we demo during the talk: it is a sample trading app with realtime streaming data build in WPF / Rx / SignalR.

The source code and instructions are available on GitHub

reactiveTrader

The slides are available in a public Prezi.

What’s coming next…

We are preparing a series of blog posts about this talk and Reactive Trader, and we will be publishing them here on a weekly basis.

We are also working on a web version of Reactive Trader (TypeScript / RxJS / SignalR), that we should release in the next couple of weeks!

All this stuff will be announced on our Twitter feed @AdaptiveLimited