Fun Links 2013-04-05
Callbacks are imperative, promises are functional: Node’s biggest missed opportunity
Good comparison of promises vs. callbacks and how and why they are different.
And while I’m at it, some news about one of the PaaS services I mentioned before. The dotCloud service is discontinuing their free Sandbox service (which is a bit unfortunate) but they are open sourcing their sandbox platform and giving it to the community. I suspect we will see not only new offerings of this service elsewhere (in addition to self-hosting options) but improvements to the platform as a whole. Read more here: http://blog.dotcloud.com/new-sandbox