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Mastering JavaScript Promises

Hussain, Muzzamil

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ISBN 10: 178398550X / ISBN 13: 9781783985500
Published by Packt Publishing - ebooks Accoun, 2015
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Title: Mastering JavaScript Promises

Publisher: Packt Publishing - ebooks Accoun

Publication Date: 2015

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:Good

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Discover and explore the world of promises, one of JavaScript's most powerful concepts

About This Book

  • Look into Promises in-depth, learn how they are utilized in different modern web programming technologies, and gain the knowledge and confidence to apply them in your next venture
  • Explore how different functions are applying Promises to achieve different goals
  • A step-by-step guide to implementing Promises in different frameworks including Node.js, Angular.js, and jQuery

Who This Book Is For

This book is for all the software and web engineers wanting to apply the promises paradigm to their next project and get the best outcome from it. This book also acts as a reference for the engineers who are already using promises in their projects and want to improve their current knowledge to reach the next level. To get the most benefit from this book, you should know basic programming concepts, have a familiarity with JavaScript, and a good understanding of HTML.

What You Will Learn

  • Get a complete overview of the promises paradigm and its advantages
  • Discover the programming models that are used to build JavaScript
  • Execute the asynchronous programming model in JavaScript and understand its usefulness in modern web development
  • Employ promises in JavaScript to boost your project performance
  • Apply the best practices of promises in JavaScript to your platform of choice
  • Manage your JavaScript code in a more professional and maintainable manner
  • Utilize promises effectively and efficiently in different domains and disciplines of software engineering
  • Implement promises in WinRT, Node.js, jQuery, and Angular.js

In Detail

JavaScript is a tool for the gurus who create highly useful applications, but it has some limitations. To overcome these limitations, a concept called JavaScript promises is rising rapidly in popularity. Promises makes writing complex logics more manageable and easy.

This book starts with an introduction to JavaScript promises and how it has evolved over time. You will learn the JavaScript asynchronous model and how JavaScript handles asynchronous programming. Next, you will explore the promises paradigm and its advantages.

Finally, this book will show you how to implement promises in platforms used in project development including WinRT, jQuery, and Node.js.

About the Author:

Muzzamil Hussain

Muzzamil Hussain has been working in the field of computing/information technology for more than a decade now. During this period, he developed a wide range of software products and services for companies around the world. He completed his Digital Communications Networks course from the prestigious London Metropolitan University, London, United Kingdom. He is skilled in crafting software products and services with the best of technical and management skills, which he has acquired over the past 14 years. The best part of his wealth of experience is the dual skill sets of project management and software engineering, which is a paramount feature of his work. Muzzamil has worked with some of the big industries based in Pakistan, the UK, the USA, Canada, and UAE. These days, he is associated with Systems Limited, the first and one of the oldest software companies in Pakistan, in the capacity of senior project manager. He also provides consultancy to start-ups on the software development life cycle, project management, release engineering, and continuous integrations. He is also heavily involved in experimenting with the latest technologies such as the MEAN stack, an opinionated full-stack JavaScript framework, and Apache Hadoop for the distributed processing of large data sets. He blogs at

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