Rx: A Library for Managing Asynchronous Data and Events in your Windows Phone 7 Application

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How do you manage the dizzying array of input sources, ranging from traditional UI events and external service requests to new user interface touch gestures and device sensor detections, while keeping your Silverlight and Phone applications responsive? In this session, you’ll discover how the Reactive Extensions (Rx) library simplifies the programming model by letting you declaratively compose increasingly complex asynchronous operations over these diverse data sources. We will demonstrate some practical uses of Rx for Windows Phone 7 by building a dice playing game including responding to user interactions, creating gestures from the device’s sensors, and making Asynchronous service calls. In the end you’ll learn how to coordinate pushing data around using Rx.

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    Volume changes all the time. Hard to listen to this.

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    Yup, volume swinging is really annoying, they should normalize audio before placing on web.

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    agree with other two comments. couldn't make it past 10 mins

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    terrible scound.

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    I'm sorry there are problems with the audio. I'll see what we can do to improve it. If anyone is interested, the code samples from the presentation are now available at http://www.thinqlinq.com/Downloads/RxWp7Mix11.zip

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    Thanks for uploading the Bites, and very helping presentation/source code also.


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    Aiden Caine

    Was really looking forward to this session, but its completely unlistenable. A real shame.

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    Sam Judson

    The High Quality WMV and the MP3 the volume seems to be fixed.

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