Michael Hladky helps us demystify reactivity and answers some questions regarding what reactivity is, how promises fit in, when reactivity is a good or bad choice, taming complexity in programming, and why people should consider paying attention to reactivity.

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Recording date: Sep 7, 2023

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  • 00:28 Grooming with John
  • 01:46 Guest introduction
  • 03:15 What is reactivity?
  • 04:55 What about promises?
  • 07:52 Sponsor: Ag Grid
  • 08:53 When is reactivity a good choice or not a good choice?
  • 16:21 How do you tame the complexity in programming?
  • 21:17 Sponsor: IdeaBlade
  • 22:17 Why should people pay attention to reactivity?
  • 28:10 Dan's cheat sheet for function calls

Podcast editing on this episode done by Chris Enns of Lemon Productions.