Callback is facility to save a piece of code so that it may be invoked later in the current environment (Typically in response to an event)

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Callback in Linux kernel driver in order to hide device's low-level protocol

I'm am writing a Linux kernel driver for HD44780 LCDs connected via I2C bus. In my last change I tried to decouple low-level code (which talks to the device via I2C) from device's logic (printing ...
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Taking and saving pictures using promises

I have the following 4 functions that work, however, I am sure that utilising promises will improve my code. I just find them so confusing. ...
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C++ Observer design pattern implementation

I'm using the Observer design pattern in order to manage events in the game I'm currently developing. I based myself on the implementation demonstrated here but improved it in order to ease its use. ...
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Avoiding callback chaining in authenticator

I'm developing an iOS Application in Swift that uses Google Cloud Endpoints as its backend. For now, I've just written the code for the user to login with his Gmail account and I've refactored it as ...
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Handling callbacks when doing async programming and dealing with scope

I'm using HapiJS to create a little backend for my side-project. In grabbing RSS feeds, I want to loop through my list of website URLs, grab the correct RSS links in the ...
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Synchronization in an event manager

I'm working on an event manager, and I am wanting it to be a tool developers use. It is lightweight and it uses annotations to register events. I've tried to set up ...
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Indenting a function to recursively find filenames

I wrote this function that recursively traverses a given directory resolves the relative file-names to absolute file-names and yields the resolved file-name if it matches a given pattern. You can ...
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Conditional callback for asynchronous file copy

I'm trying to figure out the most elegant solution to do the following asynchronously using JavaScript (specifically node): Given a destination file name, check if it is a directory If it is a ...
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C-ifying a capturing lambda

What do you think of this code? ...
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Inactivity Timeout

I made this piece of code to detect inactivity on different aspects of my app. It is part of a set of pieces to analyze user behavior. Not saying it's ugly, but good looking constructive criticism to ...
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Using an asynchronous function without directly using its callback

I hate functions and re-writing callbacks by "intercepting" them and passing the original along. This is simple: it uses an existing function, exec, and doesn't ...
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Callback functions to select the tab to the left in Google Chrome

I'm a JavaScript rookie, but I wrote a JavaScript function as part of a Chrome extension that will activate the tab to the left of the currently active tab. The function is pretty ugly, but I couldn't ...
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Organize JavaScript for video player controls

I have a small piece of code, and the problem is that I don't know how to organize it. There are tons of tutorials about JS code organization but I feel that those are for large scale apps. Also, I'm ...
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The best way to place callback definition [closed]

In JavaScript we can write callback definition in many different ways: Definition after usage: ...
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Type determined return values

I have the following js code: ...
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Node.js API route for POSTing a resource. Getting rid of callback pyramid

I'm writing an API for simple GET and POST routes. The app is a shared to-do-list. Users and lists are stored separately. A list can belong to many users, and a user can have many lists. ...
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Using callbacks in a Restangular service

I have a project built with AngularJS and using Restangular in my services to handle API requests. The problem is I haven't found a good way to test the services which I think has turned into a bit of ...
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Observable storage - revised

Previous question: JavascriptObservable Storage The idea is to have some storage interface that exists of different buckets - known as Eagles: ...
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Concurrent Task Waiter 2

This is an iteration of my previous question: Concurrent Task Waiter Summary from before: I have some code designed to simplify managing multiple asynchronous operations. The code creates ...
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Concurrent Task Waiter

I have some code designed to simplify managing multiple asynchronous operations. The code creates callback actions that, when executed by the asynchronous operation, track which asynchronous methods ...
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JavaScript and callback: apply an action on each element of a callback input

I'm quite new to js. I even don't know how to call this problem: apply an action on each element of a callback input, but the elements are actually an output.. I crash a lot on this situation: I have ...
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Is this a proper callback implementation in Java?

I have a code which I believe is callback implementation. Can you please provide your more experienced opinions on whether this is a good way to ...
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MVC Model validation callback

I have made a simple MVC framework of my own for my personal website to learn a thing or two about how this whole thing even works. I think I've got the idea, but there's one thing I'm not sure about. ...
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Notify Property Changed

Inspired by a SO post, just as an exercise, I tried to implement a way of notifying a consumer of a class about whether a property on an object has changed or not. I'm not attempting to use this in ...
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A method for events callback with the correct “this”

What do you think of the following "utility" : ...
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Module pattern callback implementation

I'm rewriting a simple app using HTML/CSS/JavaScript that creates animations with images using intervals, and there's a bunch of buttons that controls these animations. It's scaling and becoming ...
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Load images, manipulate DOM, store/retrieve data using localStorage

I wrote a little code sample which: load images manipulate DOM (replace images) store/retrieve related data using localStorage ...
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Three implementations of observable objects

I wonder, what might be the best (most pythonic) way of implementing multiple observerables in Python. There are multiple objects, which should be able to register themselves at one or multiple ...
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Can this code utilizing promises be written more succinctly?

I've written the following code to get all .txt files in a directory and read+delete them, repeating every 15 seconds. ...
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JavaScript parameters - best practices for settings object/callback

I have the following function which runs as expected and is defined in the window object: ...
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Callback on AlertDialog

I am using an AlertDialog in Android, asking the user for some input. I would like do run some code when the user has finished entering her input. Since an ...
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Pledge: Promise-like entities design goals experiment

Background I was writing a promises/a+ implementation, just for fun. About halfway through I decided it wasn't that fun after all, so I decided to do something a little different. Thinking of ...
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Generic callback object, but I need the type parameter inside methods

Inside my android app, I currently have methods that look like below code. Since they all need a callback object that basically does the same thing and I would like to try to eliminate the duplicated ...
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Identify Java Callback

I have this common design in my application: ...
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Alternate way for comparison call back function?

I'm doing a programming practice problem and was wondering if someone can suggest a better to create/setup the call back for the comparison function. I have the following classes: ...
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Requesting Resources Until Exhaustion

When an API has a 'next' feature, I use the following pattern to obtain all the results: ...
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Using jquery Callbacks.fire method as a event handler

So I've got a jquery project where I'm using an external class that has callback style events. Meaning, it has an "onSave" property that takes one function. However, I need to more than one other ...
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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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Conditional functions or multiple similar definitions?

In my program(C++), I'm going to use callback functions to process input from the keyboard and mouse and constantly draw a scene. How these functions process information will change depending on the ...
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Is this the right way to work with callbacks and the EventEmitter?

I'm creating a small online multiplayer game in NodeJS and I'm wondering if I'm "doing it right". Here is a bit of my code: ...
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Node.js async callback hell

I'm 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 ...
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Python model for a “snake”-like game

I wrote a python model for the game "snake" that I'm not really satisfied with. My intention was to separate the game logic from the drawing and input handling (which worked quite well) but I've got ...
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Node.js DynamoDB callback

I am writing an API which gets results from a DynamoDB table and puts the JSON back into the browser. The code below works and returns the desired results. However, after reading about async and ...
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Time of day based timer - run function at certain time, daily

I need to call a function exactly at certain hour, daily, my programs runs 24/7. I wrote the following timer mechanism, which generally works that way: Calculate time until hour and generate timer ...
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Fast templated call back implementation

Below is the code for my templated callback implementation. Currently it works for a single parameter. One thing I was going to try and do next was increase the argument to the function from 1..N ...
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My yld NPM - callbacks/promises alternative

I'd like feedback on my callbacks/promises alternative, please. The yld repository ...
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Javascript Queue for async functions

Based on the answer to my previous question on Stack Overflow, I put together the following Queue class. I realize there are already libraries out there to do this. However, I wanted to actually ...
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replaceWithCallback() UDF

As explained in my blog article… I was looking up the docs for Javascript's String replace() function the other day (because, no, I could not remember the vagaries of its syntax!). And whilst ...
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Prime Numbers Store

Let's say we need to create a store for selling prime numbers. Users enter the store and ask to buy a number. If the number asked is a prime number, 1.1. then it's either available for sale 1.2. ...
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Callback for job applicant

This is on a job listing site and it has a Linkedin apply button plugin - this provides for a callback the someone has applied for a job. I've written the callback function which extracts the Job ID ...