[Project_owners] JavaScript Question

Konstantin Svist fry.kun at gmail.com
Sat Nov 29 16:30:54 PST 2008


Usually when you have async calls, you want to use callbacks
You pretty much nailed it


joe ertaba wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I have a asynchronous function which need unknown time to answer
>
> var a = my_async_function("some inputs");
>
> var b = a + ....
>
>
>
> How can I use such functions ?
>
> My solution :
> I put rest of the code in a function and I ask my_async_function to
> fire it after results are ready ! some thing like this:
>
> var a = my_async_function("some inputs", function(a){ b=a+... } );
>
>
> Any better idea ?
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