[e-lang] Bang Tutorial redux -- javascript promises

Toby Murray toby.murray at comlab.ox.ac.uk
Thu Feb 5 04:11:45 CST 2009


On Wed, 2009-02-04 at 17:35 -0800, Tyler Close wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> I've been knee deep in Waterken server code for a few months now,
> making some changes to make it perform better and be easier to review.
> Anyways, I've finally gotten back to the stage where the next version
> is in a usable state, and so I've been working on the new Javascript
> interface. This version follows the ADsafe conventions and uses a
> different syntax. There's a test page / tutorial at:
> 
> https://vsci.hpl.hp.com/-/bang/#s=6ysjn2sjvwl35p
> 
> I'm looking for some testing and criticism of the Javascript API.
> 

Looking at it quickly, I think I prefer the old syntax. How come the
change? What advantages does the new syntax have?

Why the name Q?

Cheers

Toby


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