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What is Java 9 Flow API and what is it's significance?

Gregory Sequeira
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Explain Java 9 Flow API like I am 5(or 10).

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Nested Software

My understanding is that it represents an effort to standardize the API for reactive implementations like RxJava. Instead of each implementation having its own distinct API, they would all implement the Flow API and therefore there would be greater standardization around that kind of code.

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Bertil Muth

That’s my understanding as well. It’s directed at library/framework devs, not „end users“.