The Reactive Extensions for JavaScript bindings for Windows 8 and WinJS
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Windows 8 and WinJS Bindings for the Reactive Extensions for JavaScript


This project provides Reactive Extensions for JavaScript (RxJS) bindings for Windows 8 and WinJS to abstract over the event binding, Promises, Sensors and Observable Bindings. The RxJS libraries are not included with this release and must be installed separately.


There are a number of ways to get started with the Windows 8 and WinJS Bindings Bindings for RxJS.

Download the Source

To download the source of the WinJS Bindings for the Reactive Extensions for JavaScript, type in the following:

git clone
cd ./rxjs-winjs

Installing with NuGet

Coming Soon

Implemented Bindings

  • Events

  • Rx.Observable.fromEvent

  • Binding

  • - toObservable

  • WebSockets

  • Rx.Subject.fromWebSocket

  • Web Workers

  • Rx.Subject.fromWebWorker

  • Promises

  • Promise.toObservable

  • Promise.prototype.toObservable

  • Rx.Observable.prototype.toPromise

  • Sensors

  • Rx.Observable.fromAccelerometer - readingchanged event

  • Rx.Observable.fromGyrometer - readingchanged event


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