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

Lead Developer - Sainsbury's

Alessandro Cinelli (a.k.a. cirpo) is currently working at Sainsbury's in London as Lead developer. He loves to share and give back to the community, that’s why he actively contributes to open source projects and when he was in Italy he has been a board member of the Italian PHP, Javascript User Group and WEBdeBS.

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