Stream in a stream

We have been looking at different operators that change the values being emitted. There is another different aspect to streams: what if you need to create a new stream from an existing stream? Another good question is: when does such a situation usually occur?  There are plenty of situations, such as:

  • Based on a stream of keyUp events, do an AJAX call.
  • Count the number of clicks and determine whether the user single, double, or triple-clicked.

You get the idea; we are starting with one type of stream that needs to turn into another type of stream.

Let's first have a look at creating a stream and see what happens when we try to create a stream as the result of using an operator:

let stream$ = Rx.Observable.of(1,2,3) .map(data ...

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