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Reasoning About Asynchronous JavaScript

by Wes Higbee

This course will help you learn to take advantage of JavaScript's single-threaded nature, as opposed to being caught off guard by it. You'll walk away being able to effortlessly reason about when things execute in JavaScript.

What you'll learn

At the core of concurrent programming is a thorough knowledge of JavaScript's single-threaded execution. In Reasoning About Asynchronous JavaScript, you will learn how to reason effortlessly about when things execute in JavaScript. You will learn how to stop writing code defensively to avoid race conditions, how to write code that doesn't lock up the browser, exploit parallelism, and take advantage of JavaScript's single-threaded nature. When you're finished with this course, you will have a foundational knowledge of concurrent programming in a single-threaded environment that will help you as you move forward in your knowledge of asynchronous JavaScript.

About the author

Wes Higbee is passionate about helping companies achieve remarkable results with technology and software. He’s had extensive experience developing software and working with teams to improve how software is developed to meet business objectives. Wes launched Full City Tech to leverage his expertise to help companies delight customers. Although his primary focus is on outcomes, implementation often includes technical competency. Wes frequently speaks about impactful aspects of software developm... more

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