December 4-6, 2017
Vancouver, Canada

Rethinking Async Workflows in JavaScript

Asynchronicity is fundamental to JS and a huge benefit for apps and APIs, but developers have had to struggle with difficult to follow logic and code that quickly becomes unmaintainable. Promises were a stepping stone, but they don't solve the problem themselves. This session will cover an intro to Promises, and then how we can use them to build better asynchronous workflows with generators and async/await.

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Jordan Kasper

Shortly after it arrived at his home in 1993, Jordan began taking apart his first computer. He moved quickly from hardware into programming and his experience includes development and instruction at startups, agencies, Fortune 100 companies, and universities, as well as numerous open source projects. He speaks regularly at local user groups and conferences. Jordan's primary mission for over 10 years has been to evangelize technology of all sorts and share what he has learned to help others grow.

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