ReactiveCocoa Book
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ReactiveCocoa Book

Streams of values over time.

About the Book

This book will teach you about ReactiveSwift & ReactiveCocoa - frameworks that bring functional reactive programming to Cocoa and Cocoa Touch worlds. And, with Swift becoming open-source - to the Linux world too!

Learn about main concepts of the frameworks, how and when to use signals, signal producers, actions or properties. How to create your own signal operators and how to bring non-reactive objects into FRP world!

About the Author

Eimantas Vaiciunas
Eimantas Vaičiūnas

Eimantas Vaičiūnas has been using ReactiveCocoa since its early 2.x days. It has helped him immensely in refactoring legacy code-bases dependent on global state, mutating objects in multiple threads and other anti-patterns by giving clean and clear structure for the application and its data flow.

Table of Contents

  • Dear reader,
  • What is this book about?
  • Who is this book for?
  • Gentle introduction to FP, FRP and generics
    • Building blocks of functional programming
  • Overview
    • ReactiveSwift
    • ReactiveCocoa
    • Objective-C frameworks
  • Signals
    • Events
    • Observers
    • Pipes
    • Side effects
    • Signals are hot!
    • Dipping toes in ReactiveSwift & ReactiveCocoa
    • Conclusion
  • Signal Producers
    • Returning values
    • Pulling values from the produced signals
    • Multicasting
    • Conclusion
  • Operators
    • Flattening operators & strategies
    • Creating operators
    • Lifting
    • Conclusion
  • Properties
    • Read-only Property<T>
    • MutableProperty
    • Validating Property
    • Conclusion
  • Actions
    • Action’s usage scenario
    • Creating an action
    • Hooking action up to a user interface
    • Applying actions
    • Restricting an action to be run
    • Conclusions
  • Bindings
    • Of sources and targets
    • Reverse twiddle wakka
    • Using existing targets in ReactiveCocoa
    • Revisiting actions
  • Making things reactive
    • Reactivity in UIKit and AppKit
    • Adding reactive methods
  • Toolbox
    • Event logging
  • Notes

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