Will Combine kill RxSwift?

MortyMerr
MortyMerr
Jun 12 · 11 min read

Table of Contents

When you are so tired of explaining who is the only king here

Backpressure

Typed Errors

Exceptions handling

DisposeBag

final class Cell: UITableViewCell {
private var disposeBag = DisposeBag()
func prepareForReuse() {
super.prepareForReuse()
disposeBag = DisposeBag()
}
...
}

API

BTW SwiftUI will kick your ass

Performance

Oh boy
RxSwift vs Combine time
RxSwift vs Combine allocations (KBs)

Sugar

Value for the industry

iOS 13.0 +

reactivity is dangerous (sorry, with all respect)

What’s next?

Opensource

Subjective

My plans

Me talking about RxSwift in 2026

References

Interesting thread about Combine from RxSwift maintainer

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