networking - Asynchronous IO in Java?

Java's NIO package (as of Java6), provides support for non-blocking I/O only, via Selectors. Java7 is hopefully going to ship with NIO.2, which includes asynchronous I/O support. Today, your best bet... Read More

asynchronous - What is the difference between JavaScript promises and async await?

Why is async,await needed when Promises does similar job? Does async,await solve a bigger problem? async/await simply gives you a synchronous feel to asynchronous code. It's a very elegant form of... Read More

c# - Write a well designed async / non-async API

If you want the most maintainable option, only provide an async API, which is implemented without making any blocking calls or using any thread pool threads. If you really want to have both async and... Read More

javascript - How to use jQuery in chrome extension?

You have to add your jquery script to your chrome-extension project and to the background section of your manifest.json like this : "background": { "scripts": ["thirdParty/jquery-2.0.3.js... Read More

javascript - Understanding the Event Loop

1: If we are talking about a single-threaded application, then what processes setTimeouts while JS engine accepts more requests and executes them? Isn't that single thread will continue working on o... Read More

gui design - Designing interactions and UI for synchronous action with long processing time

One of the main tenets of user interface design, is that the user needs to feel in control, and mostly, that they are in control of their time. There are basically the following ways of dealing with... Read More

What is a replacement method for Task.Run in .NET 4.0 using C#?

It looks like Task.Factory.StartNew<T> is what you're after. return Task.Factory.StartNew<int>(() => { // ... return 1; }); Since the compiler can infer the return type, this also works: retu... Read More

javascript - Node.js package.json main parameter

From the npm documentation: The main field is a module ID that is the primary entry point to your program. That is, if your package is named foo, and a user installs it, and then does require("foo")... Read More

ios - Returning data from async call in Swift function

You can pass callback, and call callback inside async call something like: class func getGenres(completionHandler: (genres: NSArray) -> ()) { ... let task = session.dataTaskWithURL(url) {... Read More

java - Is asynchronous jdbc call possible?

I don't understand how any of the proposed approaches that wrap JDBC calls in Actors, executors or anything else can help here - can someone clarify. Surely the basic problem is that the JDBC operati... Read More