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Synchronous functions

Synchronous functions: The Good Parts of JavaScript and the Web
Synchronous functions: The Good Parts of JavaScript and the Web

Synchronous functions do not return until the work is complete or an error has occurred. They are predictable, but can easily cause issues like blocking. Even if JavaScript had multi-threading, race and performance issue could still arise. Doug spends a few minutes looking at why threading would not be good for JavaScript.

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Skill Level Intermediate
10h 54m
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Web Web Development JavaScript

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