The recording of the first ever ReactiveUI virtual conference is available on our YouTube Channel.

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ReactiveUI Association, Inc.

Published
Monday, January 4, 2021
Category
Announcement
Author
Rodney Littles, II

OSS Sustainability

Open Source Sustainability has become a big topic in the .NET community. With several Open Source projects having issues with long term sustainability, the ReactiveUI team has been identifying ways to address the long term sustainability of our open-source software. Our main goal is to make sure that as .NET grows and evolves that Reactive Programming and ReactiveUI evolve and grow with it. We have started to talk about strategies to ensure that ReactiveUI has maintenance and growth for the future.

ReactiveUI Association, Inc.

Introducing. ReactiveUI Association Inc. A non for profit organization geared towards several goals

  • Open Source Sustainability for ReactiveUI
  • Educational Resources for building applications using ReactiveUI

Reactive Programming Open Source Sustainability in the .NET ecosystem

The maintainers of ReactiveUI are also consumers of the framework. We strive to make sure that as .NET continues to grow, that ReactiveUI will be a safe long-term choice for building .NET native applications. We want to be sure that we continue to grow and mentor the community so that more members get involved. We already have a very healthy user community. Developers who take time to log issues, provide reproductions, and pull request fixes. This is a good sign that this project is capable of long term health.

Providing Educational Resources on building .NET applications using Reactive Programming

We have been making a conscious effort to make the framework more approachable. We have started recording videos and bolstering documentation in the hopes it makes it easier to consume ReactiveUI. We recently had our first ever RxUI Conf, which was spurred on to help with this very endeavor. Educating people on how to consume Rx in the .NET space is the only way to grow the Rx community in the .NET space. So we are committing time and resources towards making these learnings available.

Securing sponsorships

The reality is things code money. So we are trying to find ways to engage with more consumers as a way to cover the costs of the goals of the ReactiveUI Association. Now that we have our legal entity, the appeal of Open Collective is dwindling. With new services like GitHub Sponsorships, we will move towards a platform that allows consumers, sponsors, and friends to contribute monetarily to the ReactiveUI Association and its mission. The original purpose of the Open Collective was to allocate money towards a resource to maintain the library. We no longer feel that is the immediate goal, so we plan on closing the open collective. This will allow the governance of the fund to exist within the ReactiveUI Associate towards its mission and goals. If you are currently sponsoring the Open Collective, we ask that you consider changing to become a GitHub Sponsor until we can sort out the current Open Collective.

Whats next

Setting up ReactiveUI Association GitHub Sponsorship

In the coming months, we will be moving over to the GitHub Sponsorship platform. This will allow a consistent mechanism for any Open Source project you want to sponsor via GitHub. This will be a change for anyone currently using the Open Collective. We are working to set up a self-sufficient association that can manage the funds without the need for Open Collective. Now that we are our Non-Profit organization, we can manage the funds directly. This will allow us to put more of the funds we have to use towards the betterment of the ReactiveUI project.

Focus on learnings

We realize that the barrier to entry to Rx is high. The ReactiveUI Association's primary focus is fostering learning. The core team have been putting together a series of videos on various aspects of ReactiveUI. We are posting periodic videos to the ReactiveUI YouTube channel. We hosted our first ever RxUI Conf that is available on our YouTube Channel. We plan on doing more things focused on helping people experience and enjoy the power of Reactive Programming.

Reactive Marbles is the incubator for future ReactiveUI work

The ReactiveUI Association has a new GitHub organization, Reactive Marbles this will be the incubator for new things coming to the ReactiveUI platform. Currently, we have new WhenAnyValue methods, code analyzers and fixers, and more coming soon! Same guys, different name, same mission!


In Praise of Elevated Values

Published
Thursday, July 16, 2020
Category
Article
Author
Rich Bryant

You know what you don't get when you work with Enumerables and Observables?

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Published
Sunday, July 12, 2020
Category
Article
Author
Rich Bryant

I hope by now people are starting to learn about the existence of the ReactiveUI.Blazor package. Blazor means "writing Single Page Apps like Angular or Vue in C#" and it has all the potential in the world. And ReactiveUI supports it. The official samples are here but I don't feel that they really sell the reason why you'd want to do web work with ReactiveUI, and I should know, I wrote them.

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Published
Friday, July 10, 2020
Category
Article
Author
Rich Bryant

Well, some say the Creator took a handful of sand and - wait, no. Why are we here? Why ReactiveUI?

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UWP minimum version is now 10.0.17763.0

Published
Monday, May 13, 2019
Category
Release Notes
Author
Glenn Watson

Due to a ongoing issue with Azure DevOps we had to change our minimum version from 10.0.16299 to 10.0.17763.0 for the UWP platform.

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Splat v7.0.1 released

Published
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Category
Release Notes
Author
Rodney Littles, II

Splat 7.0.1 is here!

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ReactiveUI Rebranding

Published
Sunday, January 20, 2019
Category
Announcement
Author
Artyom Gorchakov

ReactiveUI was created by Anaïs Betts whilst working in Office Labs at Microsoft, and released in early 2011. Since that time, ReactiveUI has become a mature framework trusted by Slack, GitHub, Amazon, Elastic and Microsoft, has become a member of the Dot Net Foundation, and actively maintained by the open-source community on GitHub. The work we do is sponsored by our wonderful Backers on OpenCollective.

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Release notes now on GitHub

Published
Sunday, December 30, 2018
Category
Release Notes
Author
Glenn Watson

Rather than creating a blog entry for every Release we are now going to store the release note exclusively on the GitHub Releases.

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ReactiveUI v9.5.1 released

Published
Wednesday, December 26, 2018
Category
Release Notes
Author
Glenn Watson

Release 9.5.1 of ReactiveUI is available!

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ReactiveUI v9.4.1 released

Published
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Category
Release Notes
Author
Glenn Watson

Release 9.4.1 of ReactiveUI is available!

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ReactiveUI v9.3.1 released

Published
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Category
Release Notes
Author
Glenn Watson

Release 9.3.1 of ReactiveUI is available!

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ReactiveUI v9.2.2 released

Published
Sunday, November 11, 2018
Category
Release Notes
Author
Glenn Watson

Release 9.2.2 of ReactiveUI is available!

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