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- Subject: Re: Lua on Reddit again
- From: Peter Cawley <lua@...>
- Date: Mon, 31 Jan 2011 13:26:00 +0000
On Mon, Jan 31, 2011 at 1:10 PM, Steve Litt <email@example.com> wrote:
> Speaking about what might replace it -- could something with callback
> functions replace it? They're powerful as all getout, but until now appeared
> to be the sole territory of toolmakers, with application programmers simply
> writing and passing small callbacks. Could that be because in other languages,
> callbacks are just too syntactically difficult?
node.js has had a lot of publicity recently, and its modus operandi is
to have callbacks everywhere as to avoid blocking.