Hey folks! Some of you may already know about us. We quietly launched a new meetup group in Amsterdam few weeks ago. As we are gearing up for our second event soon, we thought we would introduce ourselves in a more official way.

Who are we?

We are TechFolks Amsterdam. A meetup group focused on all things technology.

The founding members include:

Our first meetup

Our first meetup was hosted on 20th September, and we focused on test development as our topic for all the talks.

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Daria Golub presenting her tak

It really took us by surprise that we had this many attendees on our first event, and that too without much advertising from our side. …

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I started getting seriously interested in RxJS by mid 2016, especially when I started developing FrintJS.

It was quite difficult for me to find my way into reactive programming. And I can imagine beginners may still feel the same way now. To keep myself updated and motivated, I started finding and following some people on Twitter who are very involved with RxJS and reactive programming in general.

This has worked for me very positively, and helped me understand the direction the RxJS community is taking, and be informed about new toolings and various other resources that keep popping up in the community. …

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Our focus in this article will be about using the observe higher-order component, shipped from frint-react package.

Even though FrintJS is rendering library agnostic (and supports React and Vue.js both), we will stick to React.js only for the sake of this article.

To make the most out of this, it is advised that you read these previous articles from our blog first:

Higher-order component

The API of the observe higher-order component (HoC) is quite simple:

import React from 'react';
import { observe } from 'frint-react';
function MyComponent(props) {
return <div>...</div>; …


Fahad Heylaal

Maker of things · JavaScript · RxJS · ReactJS

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