ES6 Generators

  • February 6, 2014 · 6:30 PM

Gerred Dillon will speak about ES6 generators

The past few years have held a lot in terms of handling callback hell within Node. From simple, pure callbacks and event emitters to advanced techniques such as promises and streams, a lot of energy has been placed into hiding the ugly insides of Node's evented nature. An end is now in sight: co-routines or generators provide a level of abstraction that allows code to look synchronous and implement simple, easy-to-follow flow control. Everything from lazy sequences to advanced web frameworks all become possible far easier than ever before. This talk will be an introduction and deep-dive on generators, how to use them today, and a successor to Express (Koa.js) that looks to leverage this feature for all it is worth.

Pizza and Drinks @ 6:30pm and Talk start at 7pm

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  • Matthew B.

    First, the talk was great. I really enjoyed it and thanks David for explaining some of the steps to me. Second, is anybody looking for new opportunities doing js UI development? We have quite a few.

    February 11

  • Tom H.

    fantastic presentation, thank you!

    February 7

  • Tom B.

    Great talk; helped me wrap my mind around `yield`!
    Found the slides: http://slid.es/gerreddillon/es6...­
    Any chance to see the source files on Github please? It will help me recall everything you taught.

    February 7

  • hans w.

    excelent

    February 6

  • David V.

    excellent intro to js generators, thanks!

    February 6

  • John T. V.

    If you've got 2 hours worth then bring it on with a 20 minute intermission.

    January 30

    • Andrew B.

      I too suggest an intermission if the talk is scheduled for much over an hour

      February 5

    • A former member
      A former member

      That would be the intent - though I don't think it'll be 2 hours. We'll play it by ear.

      February 6

  • A former member
    A former member

    Let me ask a question for everybody -

    Does everybody want a 2 hour deep-dive or me to pack it into 1 hour?

    1 · January 29

    • Clayton Auzenne J.

      deep dive sounds great

      February 1

    • Amelia

      <3 deep dive.

      February 5

  • Craig

    'February' is kind of a vague description - what's going to be happening?

    1 · January 23, 2014

    • Mike B.

      More details posted... a bit more to come

      2 · January 28, 2014

  • John T. V.

    A request. I'd like more lower level talks. I don't do this every day all day like you guys. Many of these talks are too high level.

    January 28, 2014

    • Mike B.

      Hopefully this one will suit your taste a bit more :)

      January 28, 2014

  • brett b.

    My schedule varies, so I am not sure I can make it this time.

    January 8, 2014

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