Dataflow Programming - Patterns and Frameworks


I just came across the proposed Boost::Dataflow library. It seems like an interesting approach and I was wondering if there are other such alternative frameworks for C++, and if there are any related design patterns. I have not ruled out Boost::Dataflow, I am just looking into any available alternatives so I can understand the domain and my options better (or roll my own if necessary).

10/16/2018 11:05:03 PM


There are a couple of good articles in the Wikipedia about the theory of the dataflow programming:

These articles are written by various authors, so there are some overlaps, and some important stuff are missing, but it is a very good start point.


This is an open source operating system based on the dataflow principle. I have bad feelings about that: they don't even mention the term "dataflow". Altough, it is that, and maybe it's worth studying it.

12/26/2013 2:04:51 PM

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