The Future Is Futures

NFJS, the Magazine - June 2013

Whether we like it or not, we will need to make our code more asynchronous and concurrent than ever. Concurrent programming is faster. By executing processes on separate threads, and possibly on separate processors, the speed at which those processes complete period increases. Concurrent programming can place a slower process on its own thread while our program can work on other jobs (Wait isn’t this parallelism?).

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NFJS, the Magazine - June 2013

NFJS the Magazine - June 2013

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