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When you've got a Node daemon with so much weird async shit going on you practically need a flux capacitor to sort out if all those promises get resolved in the order you need them to resolve.

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    Nested await...xD
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    You need some Rx 😉
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    ..... what? Do you not use await?

    How can you possibly have this problem if you understand javascript?
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    It's C++, not Javascript, but Eric describes the problem of how async code devolves into spaghetti because control flow and object lifetimes are wildly decoupled.

    For C++ the solution is co-routines.

    https://ericniebler.com/2020/11/...

    (Edit: I have only slightly more than zero experience with Javascript though, so I have no idea how well or not JS coroutines address this problem.)
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    @halfflat Async code in C++ != what people mean by "async" in javascript.

    Coroutines do what "async" code does in javascript. And yes, coroutines will certainly solve this problem (I'm working with C++ coroutines as we speak).
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