Update on Windows Phone 8 support for Rx v2.0

Last week, an update for Rx v2.0 was released, adding support for Windows Phone 8.  Unfortunately, an issue was discovered with the enhanced strong name signing used for the portable core assemblies of Rx, preventing the binaries from loading correctly on physical devices. The issue is under investigation with the Rx, CLR, and Windows Phone…


The Reactive Extensions for JavaScript (RxJS) V2.0 now released

Hot on the heels of the announcement of the availability of the Reactive Extensions for .NET v2.0 RTM, we are pleased to announce the release of the Reactive Extensions for JavaScript (RxJS) v2.0 RTM.  This release, just as in previous releases, strives to maintain parity with the Reactive Extensions for .NET as much as possible,…


Reactive Extensions v2.0 has arrived!

Today, we’re extremely pleased to announce the availability of Reactive Extensions for .NET (Rx) v2.0 RTM, aligned with the availability of Visual Studio 2012 RTM and Windows 8 RTM for MSDN subscribers. This is a major milestone for the Rx project and we hope you’ll love what you see! In this post, we’ll focus on…


Channel 9 Live from TechEd Europe – Ask Bart about Rx and LINQ!

Got a question about Rx or LINQ? Join us on Channel 9 Live, streaming from TechEd Europe in Amsterdam. For the full schedule, see https://channel9.msdn.com/Events/Ch9Live/Channel-9-Live-at-Tech-Ed-Europe-2012. I’m on at 2:45PM local time, so tweet any questions you have about Rx or LINQ then.


“Strong name validation failed” error with Rx v2.0 Release Candidate

Over the last 24 hours, we’ve received a number of mails and forum messages on an issue with the current Rx v2.0 Release Candidate bits, causing “Strong name validation failed” errors when using the binaries for platforms other than .NET 4.5 and .NET for Metro style apps. We’ve been able to repro the issue and…


Reactive Extensions v2.0 Release Candidate available now!

Three months after the release of Reactive Extensions v2.0 Beta, we’re happy to announce the availability of our next milestone build for the Rx v2.0 product cycle! Today, we released the Release Candidate (RC) build to the Download Center and NuGet, ready for you to start playing around. This post will highlight important things you…


Testing Rx Queries using Virtual Time Scheduling

Lately, we’ve been talking to a lot of customers (both internally and externally) on their use of Rx. Quite often, meetings like these end up explaining various concepts in Rx, ranging from observable sequences, over subjects, to … schedulers. Talking about schedulers almost always leads to a discussion on how to test Rx queries using…


NuGet 1.7 available – Easy installation of Rx v2.0 Beta

The NuGet team has announced the availability of NuGet 1.7 today. One cool thing about this new release is the improved “Manage NuGet Packages” dialog with the option to display prerelease packages. In our previous blog post on the availability of Rx v2.0 Beta, we mentioned how Rx now uses “semantic versioning” for prerelease builds,…


Reactive Extensions v2.0 Beta available now!

After the release of Reactive Extensions (Rx) v1.0 SP1 and Reactive Extensions for JavaScript (RxJS) v1.0 late last year, we’ve been quite busy preparing the next big milestone of the product: Reactive Extensions v2.0 Beta. In this blog post, we’ll outline the main features, improvements, etc. We hope you’ll give it a try and let…