by Joe McCann
Ever thought your code started to look like Christopher Nolan’s Inception? Do you have a hard time following the logic of your own code with callbacks within callbacks within callbacks? Does it become increasingly difficult to maintain and refactor your code because everything is so insanely coupled?
In this talk, you’ll learn what Deferreds actually are and how to leverage the possibilities they bring client-side (jQuery) and server-side (Node.JS).
of separating the control flow of software from the actual software
logic. It helps organizing large applications, and especially in
importing and modifying large data sets.
FBP itself is not a new idea, coming from 70s IBM concepts of more
manageable business workflows, but NoFlo refreshes these concepts and
brings them to Node.js applications.
The MIT-licensed NoFlo library can either be used to run full
flow-based applications, or as a library for making complex workflows
or asynchronous processes manageable.
This session will introduce Flow-Based Programming to the audience,
and show how NoFlo can be used for large-scale data processing. It
will also contain a bit on the lighter side of NoFlo: how to simplify
user interactions through it.
15th October 2011