RxTender is built on the following ideas:
- An IDL is used to specify reactive streams.
- There is a clear separation between:
- stream definition
- It is possible to generate source and sink streams.
- It is easy to add support for new programming languages, serialization and framing protocols.
- The transport layer is not managed by RxTenders.
These ideas are summarized on the following figure showing a typical usage of RxTender where two services communicate with a reactive stream: