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JavaScript Concurrency by Adam Boduch

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Summary

Hopefully, this walk-through of a silly chat application has given you a new appreciation of what's involved with designing concurrent JavaScript applications end-to-end. This book started off with a high-level overview of what concurrency is, especially in the context of a JavaScript application, because it is different from other programming language environments. Then, we introduced some guiding principles to help us along the way.

The chapters where we took a disciplined look at the various language and environment concurrency mechanisms are really just a means to an end. The ultimate end game for us—the JavaScript programmers and architects—is an application that's free of concurrency issues. This is a broad statement, but at the end ...

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