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Friday, November 21 • 15:45 - 16:40
Matthew Podwysocki - Promises, the 1 billion dollar mistake

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On a fateful day back in 2013, Promises were adopted by TC39 as a standard for asynchronous programming in JavaScript, much to the delight of web programmers, but to the chagrin of Node.js developers. This approach has a few downsides such as the non-inclusion of things such as cancellation into the base specification.

Instead, we'll look at Observables as a solution to this problem which will not only fix the asynchronous problem, but also the event-based and other systems, all with the ability to cancel and have deterministic cleanup.

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Matthew Podwysocki

Matthew Podwysocki is a Software Engineer and Open Sourcerer at Microsoft. Currently, he works on the Reactive Extensions for all languages including C#, JavaScript, Python, Ruby and C++. He is a popular speaker, podcaster, and conference organizer of such conferences as RobotsConf... Read More →

Friday November 21, 2014 15:45 - 16:40 EET
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