Combine's filter and compactMap operators share a few similarities and it is possible to use them interchangeably in some scenarios. That said, there are a number of key differences we discuss in today's episode of Combine Essentials.
It is possible to use Combine's filter and compactMap operators interchangeably in some scenarios. Let's take a look at an example.
The behavior of the compactMap operator is similar in some ways. Let's update the example by replacing the filter operator with the compactMap operator. The resulting behavior is identical.