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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. He is passionate about STEM and teaching the next generation of software developers through programs such as TEALS and DigiGirlz.


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