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jQuery Design Patterns by Thodoris Greasidis

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Summary

In this chapter, we analyzed the development patterns that are used to program asynchronous and concurrent procedures. We also learned how to use them to efficiently orchestrate the execution of asynchronous procedures that run either in order or parallel to each other.

At first, we had a refresher on how Callbacks are used in JavaScript programming and how they are an integral part of web development. We analyzed their benefits and limitations when used in large and complex implementations.

Right after this, we were introduced to the concepts of Promises. We learned how jQuery's Deferred and Promise APIs work and how they differ from ES6 Promises. We also saw where and how they are used internally by jQuery itself, as an example of how ...

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