Month: May 2017

Practical Promises in JavaScript – Using async-await

Welcome to the final entry of my Practical Promises series! Today, we’re going to learn about the new async and await keywords that are coming as part of ES2017. [more] If you are just joining us, here is what you missed: In part 1, we talked about what promises are and what they can be…

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Practical Promises in JavaScript – Finally

Welcome to yet another entry in my Practical Promises series! We’re nearing the end, but I overlooked one important, and useful, capability of several promise libraries, which is what we’ll talk about today! [more] For Those Just Tuning In… If you are just joining us, here is what you have missed so far: In part…

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Slides and Code From CodeStock 2017

CodeStock 2017 was awesome! I learned new things, met new people, and had a fantastic time. I’m already looking forward to next year! It’s a bit late, but here’s the content from my talks. Building Mobile Apps with Visual Studio Tools for Apache Cordova Your web development skills can be used to build more than…

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Practical Promises in JavaScript – Order Matters

Welcome to another entry in my Practical Promises series! I know I said the next post would be the last, and we would talk about async/await, but I changed my mind! Instead, today, we’ll revisit the fundamentals to show just how important it is to call things in the right order. [more] If you are…

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Practical Promises in JavaScript – Leveraging Promise Chaining to Achieve Encapsulation

Welcome to part 5 of my Practical Promises series! Today, we’re going to use what we’ve learned to build a better client-side API for a web API. [more] If you are just joining us, here is what you missed: In part 1, we talked about what promises are and what they can be used for….

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