Promises Are So Passé

12:30/13:10

Promises saved JavaScript from callback hell, but we’re not out of the woods yet. Anybody who’s written heavily asynchronous code knows there’s still pain in the promise’d land, from the flood of extra ceremony required to the frustratingly fractured function scope. Fortunately, this isn’t the end of the line, and with generators and JavaScript's upcoming async/await syntax we can do even better. In this talk we’ll look at where asynchronous development is going next, how it’s going solve your problems, and what you need to do to put it into practice today.

Language: English

Level: Intermediate

Tim Perry

Senior software engineer - resin.io

Tim Perry is a senior software engineer at resin.io, an IoT deployment and management platform. He's also the creator of Build Focus, a contributor to a huge range of open-source tools across the JS, Java and C# ecosystems, and maintainer of quite a few open-source projects of his own.

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