Asynchronous programming is simply allowing some portions of code to be executed on separate threads. It makes your applications perform better, be more responsive, and use the resources of the system they are running on to the fullest extent.

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Shorten my asynchronous DB queries, using async.js module

I am using Node.js Express.js node-mysql.js async.js I am making multiple asynchronous queries to my DB, but every query relies on the previous one's results, so I decided to use the ...
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Validating asynchronous behavior

I have a large service application I designed; it's a solution made up of about 30 projects. I was wondering if anyone could point me in the right direction regarding using the Task-based ...
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Read multiple files async

I want to read multiple files simultaneously and apply the same function on data. This code works correctly, but can someone please suggest any better way of writing this? ...
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Blocking and async UDP communication with an IR camera

I'm writing a Java application to control a custom IR research camera that will be installed on an aircraft. The camera connects to the the computer using UDP sockets via a direct LAN cable. The ...
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Simple Async Google Maps initializer with AngularJS

Here is a simple reusable AngularJS factory I came up with to initialize Google Maps Asynchronously, which somehow does not seem ...
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Is it a good idea to have a public inner class as a runner for a service?

I have a service class that handles recipe management using a piquetteClient (piquette is a web app with a rest API that can run puppet scripts). The thing is ...
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Is this SqlConnection / SqlCommand async wrapper both efficient and correct?

This is my first time writing async code, I intend to inject the interface IConnection into other classes in my project. Can you please tell me if the implementation class Connection, is the correct ...
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Running 2 sets of tasks at the same time

Currently, my team and I have 2 types of databases that are updated periodically, SQL Server and Access. Also, we run specialized reports based on those databases. Basically, we have 4 tasks that ...
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Tasks and WaitAll\WhenAll

Could you help me to speed up/optimize this code: ...
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Is this a sensible way to throttle duplicate requests in a HttpModule?

I'm writing a method to throttle duplicate requests taking place within multiple HttpModule instances within a web application. Currently I have the following ...
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Async function with slow web reference(web service) slowing down webpage

Is there a way to make a threading/async post with a web reference not slow down the whole website just because the web reference takes a long time to return a response? I have a send email function ...
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.NET WCF Activator for sync and async calls

I decided to re-write my code responsible for WCF calls, as all of my methods had try-catch-...
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Is this a good approach to loading JavaScript files asynchronously?

I want to load JS files asynchronously to speed up page loading, but also need to execute JS code only once the scripts finish loading (so I need a way to implement callbacks). I based this off of ...
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Questions regarding the use of Requests Futures for accessing REST URLs

This is a much simplified version of the real code focusing just on the handling of Futures from Requests Futures. I have a few questions: I had to implement my own version of ...
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Oauth 2.0 handler functions for Tornado

With Tornado 3.2 they made some updates to auth module and have updated the code. Earlier I was using open id for Google login, since it will be deprecated in the future I am switching the code to ...
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Verifying the type of an AggregateException's inner exception in a unit test

I've got the following code inside an integration test. ...
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Async method with multiple tasks

I'm trying to make my ASP.net Web API methods asynchronous. This method is in the Business Logic layer of my N-tier. I'm waiting for the result from my 1st task and use it on the 2nd task, but I ...
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Simple Deferred / Promise pattern in JavaScript

I've wrote a very simple implementation of Deferred / Promise pattern (inspired by jQuery's $.deferred) for my tiny project (which does not use jQuery) It can ...
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nodejs grunt plugin using async module

I'm looking for some code review of my usage of async. Mainly why this does not work without the done = this.async() method and why I don't have to invoke 'done()' ...
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Views Counter made in Python, Gevent and MongoDB

I've created a Views Counter in Python, Gevent and MongoDB (Flask is also included in the full stack as you can see from the context issue in the code). My gut still tells me that it can be still ...
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Asynchronous Pattern

I have an n-tier solution which consist of DAL,BL and a ASP.net WebAPI project. I'm new with Asynchronous Pattern and I'm trying to add it to my Framework. Am I doing asynchronous pattern correctly? ...
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Minimal but complete AMD implementation

I've got a minimal implementation (under 2k minified) of the Asynchronous Module Definition API. So far it handles all of the required stuff (I think; it passes the relevant unit tests, anyway), and ...
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ThreadSafe IsoStorageManager

This is a continuation of the last thread. I wanted to add a thread-safety and I was considering AwaitableCriticalSection and Task+Mutex. I ended up with mutex; it can be a bit slower but it would ...
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Async Log4net logging handler - High CPU usage on async call

I've got a LoggingMessageHandler that incoming requests on my WebApi application filter through. ...
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Cleaning up nested promises in Cloud function

I am writing the Cloud function for Parse whose purpose is to update my database with a provided array of data objects. The main problem are the nested promises, which doesn't look right. Any help ...
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How to simplify this promise-driven animation code?

Inspired by this question on StackOverflow I've attempted to code such animation, mostly to get some more practice with async, promises and Q.js. Here's what I got: (Live demo) ...
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Promises and chained calls

I've realized JS callback hell and I started looking into Promises libraries. After reading some articles I decided to start with BluebirdJS. I didn't realise how to properly use them yet, because ...
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Load JSON file into model using Javascript / jQuery (deferred, asynchronous)

As a beginner I am always determined to improve myself. I've got written the following Code using jQuery that is working fine. However, I am sure that there are cleaner ways for achieving the same. ...
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Echo server with CompletableFuture

I recently wrote a simple echo server in Java 7 using the NIO APIs so it was asynchronous and non-blocking. Then I decided, as a learning experience, to redo it with Java 8 hoping to use a more ...
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AngularFire Tic Tac Toe Game

I am building a Tic Tac Toe game with AngularJS and making it online playable with AngularFire. The Tic Tac Toe logic is all there so this question concerns Angularfire a little bit more. I want to ...
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Thread Safe Events while utilizing EAP

This is my code for a server using EAP (Sockets). Is AsyncOperation.Post is the right way to raise thread safe events? AsyncOperation.Post states: Invokes a delegate on the thread or context ...
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Interface implementations: sync methods in terms of async methods

Say I have an interface and I want to expose both synchronous and asynchronous options for performing an action: ...
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Wait until all files are loaded asynchronously, then run code

I'm an experienced programmer but not too great at JavaScript so I'm looking to see if I'm doing this 'right'. I want to have several files loaded in (Ajax or really AJAJ) and, once loaded, run some ...
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Optimizing async joins for mongodb (mongoose) using async.js

I'm building a media viewer web app for a kiosk in node that uses data in mongo. To render the viewer, it gathers together all the Asset objects (representing video files), each of which belong to a ...
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Writing highly asynchronous code

I am writing a new web service that will be performing a lot of large data load operations. To do so I am moving the data to a temporary table then merging the data in to the live data via a stored ...
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Is this a good use of Async in F#?

I've hacked together some code to read the content from a sequence of files: ...
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Queue with “unlimited” buffer in Go

This is small piece of bigger puzzle, but usable by its own. It an attempt to have a nonblocking queue with "unlimited" (besides memory size) buffer length. Got unit-tests 100% statement coverage, it ...
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Aysnc call back to UI Thread

My main DLL is a .Net one that has an async running method and fires an event when it's done: ...
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Continuously receive messages async from Azure Service Bus Queues

I'd like to get input on my approach of continuously receiving messages from an Azure Service Bus queue using the async part of the library. My main concern being whether its "safe" to use ...
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Android AsyncTask, HTTP Request and Parsing

I am working on Android applications for last 2 years and about 80% applications I have developed involve web-services consumption followed by some sort of XML or JSON parsing. Initially, when I had ...
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BackgroundWorker vs TPL ProgressBar Exercise

I wanted to fiddle around with the BackgroundWorker and Task classes, to see how I would implement a given task with these two ...
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Semi-synchronous Programming in Python

I just took a stab at creating a library for something I'm dubbing semi-synchronous programming (async + dependencies). It's rather dense, but I'd really appreciate a quick code review to ensure I'm ...
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Paginated Backbone.Collection subclass

This is a subclass of Backbone.Collection with a method fetchNextPage that returns a Q promise. To find out the next page's ...
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Best way to handle the error in async node

To catch errors, I have written if-else blocks in every function which looks bad. Please suggest a better way to handle errors in async node. ...
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Refactoring asynchronous JS pre-rendering code

A few months ago I wrote this module but, coming back to it, I find it a bit hard to read and reason about. I want to ask community's opinion on whether this needs to be refactored, and how I could ...
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Limiting Q promise concurrency in JavaScript

I wrote a helper to limit Q promise concurrency. If I have a promise-returning function promiseSomething, writing ...
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Node.js Async Callback Hell

Attempting to create a final array with data pulled from 3 functions. The first two functions have all the data but then the 3rd function needs to run looping through one of the fields from function 2 ...
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Generic Task Progress Dialog

I'm attempting to write a Progress Dialog that I can instantiate, show and then pass a task to complete to. I'm pretty new to Task Based Patterns, so please bear with me. Ideally my goal is to be ...
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simple ThreadPool implementations

I would like to ask you for a code review of my c++11 Thread Pool implementation. Your constructive criticism is welcome! Could you give me some ideas how to extend it? The main idea is to ...
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“Proper” Asynchronous implementation

I need some opinion if my code below is proper for an async process. This code only reformats text. Please let me know if this implementation is not proper or needs some improvement. ...