The Evolution Of Asynchronous Javascript


One of JavaScript’s strengths is how it handles asynchronous code. Async is one of the most important and often misunderstood part of Javascript or any other language. Async is hard because we, as human beings, can’t do two conscious actions at once and think about both of them at the same moment. In this talk we will see how asynchronous JavaScript evolved over the years. It all started with callbacks… and it landed on generators

Language: English

Level: Intermediate

Alessandro Cinelli

Tech Lead/Coach - AND Digital

Alessandro Cinelli (a.k.a. cirpo) is currently working in London as Lead/Tech Coach at AND Digital. He loves playing with programming languages and giving back to the community. When he was in Italy he has been a board member of the Italian PHP, Javascript User Group and WEBdeBS, co-organizing several events such as Agileday, phpDay, jsDay, Nosqlday and Nodejsconf. These days he is busy co-organizing tech events with @WEBdeLDN in London.

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