Node.js

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Exception handling in async functions

Async functions is one of the most welcomed new features of JavaScript in recent years. Async functions drastically improve developer/user's experience when dealing with asynchronous tasks... One aspect in which they really shine is error handling, but there's a caveat you'd be better be aware of. »

New `util.promisify` in Node.js

This won't probably be a ground breaking news, but it's surely relevant if you work on Node.js. These days Node.js community is debating on how to integrate Promises into native methods... It seems the error-first callback style won't disappear anytime soon, but for the Promise aficionados a new utility is going to join the party; let's meet util.promisify. »