Session Spotlight

Allen Helton

Camp Counselor

It's 2024 - Time to Stop Building Synchronous Apps

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Monday, January 29, 2024 - 4:00 PM CST, for 1 hour.

Regular, 60 minute presentation

Room: Campsite 1


Hey there, digital explorers! Remember the days when we'd twiddle our thumbs waiting for apps to respond? Well, it's 2024 - time to bid adieu to those draggy moments and embrace the zippy world of asynchronous programming! In this not-your-average tech talk, we'll dive deep into the realm of asynchronous operations. Not just about the what and why, but the how-to. From the ever-handy email notifications to the instantaneous wonders of WebSockets, we're going on a journey to spice up those user experiences. What's on the itinerary? Sync vs Async: The 'Then' and 'Now'. What changed and why you shouldn’t be left behind. Real-life Magic: Think your app is fast now? Wait till you introduce it to the wonders of asynchronicity. Say goodbye to frustrating wait screens and hello to instantaneous delight! The Big Transition: From the trenches of synchronous workflows, we'll arm you with the coolest tricks to transition like a pro. Mind-Bender Alert: Get ready to flex those brain muscles! Asynchronous isn't just about coding; it's about changing the way you think about workflows. And trust us, once you get into it, there’s no going back! Join us as we explore the future of app development. It’s going to be enlightening, exciting, and just the right amount of geeky. See you there!

Take Aways

  • Async strategies to keep a user's attention
  • How to get data to UI from background process
  • Gotchas when building async workflows
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