Observable.Buffer<TSource> Method (IObservable<TSource>, TimeSpan)

Indicates each element of an observable sequence into consecutive non-overlapping buffers which are produced based on timing information.

Namespace:  System.Reactive.Linq
Assembly:  System.Reactive (in System.Reactive.dll)

public static IObservable<IList<TSource>> Buffer<TSource>(
	this IObservable<TSource> source,
	TimeSpan timeSpan

Type Parameters


The type source.


Type: System.IObservable<TSource>
The source sequence to produce buffers over.
Type: System.TimeSpan
The length of each buffers.

Return Value

Type: System.IObservable<IList<TSource>>
The observable sequence of buffers.

Usage Note

In Visual Basic and C#, you can call this method as an instance method on any object of type IObservable<TSource>. When you use instance method syntax to call this method, omit the first parameter. For more information, see https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb384936.aspx or https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb383977.aspx.