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Dr. Venkat Subramaniam: Reactive Programming

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Reactive Programming is gaining a lot of excitement with multiple libraries available for different languages. What’s the reason for that, what has changed? In this presentation we will start with that question and learn about the problem that reactive programming aims to directly solve. Then we will dive into the programming abstraction and look at the various facilities available to create reactive applications. Along the way we will touch on practical applications that are already using the reactive programming model and some of the constraints and solutions that vary across different applications.

Dr. Venkat Subramaniam is an award-winning author, founder of Agile Developer, Inc., creator of (, and an instructional professor at the University of Houston.

He has trained and mentored thousands of software developers in the US, Canada, Europe, and Asia, and is a regularly-invited speaker at several international conferences. Venkat helps his clients effectively apply and succeed with sustainable agile practices on their software projects.

Venkat is a (co)author of multiple technical books, including the 2007 Jolt Productivity award winning book Practices of an Agile Developer. You can find a list of his books at ( You can reach him by email at or on twitter at @venkat_s (


6PM: Socialize

6:25: ACM Membership raffle and announcements.

6:30: Presentation

8:PM: Socialize and clean up

8:30: Room empty

Topics: Reactive Programming, application development

Skill Level: Intermediate
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