It's even worse than it appears.
Sunday June 14, 2020; 10:40 AM EDT
  • In JavaScript, what do promises make possible that callbacks don't?#
  • i've been writing large pieces of code in JavaScript for about seven years, all flow is via callbacks because: #
    • That's all that existed when I started. #
    • I like them, I think in terms of them. #
    • My editor is proficient at managing them. #
    • All this proficiency didn't come cheaply. A lot of time went into it.#
  • I'm a big believer in this: one way of doing something is better than two, no matter how much better the second way is. Why? Because I'm going to end up supporting both.#
  • Here's some space, please help me understand why you think promises is a game-changer. The more succinct the better. Thanks.#

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