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Hernan Diaz7,197 Points
Syncronous or asyncronous
when does some file is executed asyncronously?
I can't yet understand when a file is going to follow the sequence or when it won't
Steven Parker228,991 Points
Code execution is synchronous unless it is triggered by some event. Functions that perform asynchronously will nearly always take a callback argument that will be executed at some future time. Callbacks can usually be identified because they are referenced but not invoked. For example:
sample = myfunc(otherfunc(), 1200); // synchornous, "otherfunc" will be called now
timeid = setTimeout(otherfunc, 1000); // asynchronous, "otherfunc" will be called later
The asynchronous mechanisms should be clearly pointed out when they are introduced in the courses.