Composing Observable objects

Having seen different ways of creating various types of the Observable objects, subscribing to their events, and using the Subscription objects, we turn our attention to composing the Observable objects into larger programs. From what we have seen so far, the advantages of using the Observable objects over a callback-based API are hardly worth the trouble.

The true power of Rx becomes apparent when we start composing the Observable objects using various combinators. We can think of an Observable object in a similar way as we think of Scala sequence collections. In a Scala sequence, represented by the Seq[T] trait, elements of type T are ordered in the memory according to their indices. In an Observable[T] trait, events ...

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