What Does Asynchronous Really Mean?

By Scott Leonard

What Does Asynchronous Really Mean?

Asynchronous execution is a common term now in computer science, and we all know what it means... callbacks!! Right? Well maybe not. Let's take a closer look at asynchrony, figure out why it exists, if it is evil, and if it is evil how we can kill it. (Hint: it is not evil, and no killing will take place in this talk)

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