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deferreds and promises, an elegant approach for managing asynchronous calls in both client and server
This book contains 18 examples that use deferreds to solve progressively challenging real-world programming problems, along with 75 stimulating puzzles (and their solutions) that will help you understand how and when to use deferreds. You'll learn new tricks in a fun way, and become immersed in the practice of event-based programming.