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Discussion on: 7 Reasons Why JavaScript Async/Await Is Better Than Plain Promises (Tutorial)

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Welington Silva • Edited

You surely can. My point here is not to confuse new devs making them think one replaces the other, because it doesn't. They are two tools you can combine to make the best out of your async flows.
Good post, by the way!

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Ken Bellows

tbh I tend to get a little weird with parallel promises and combine destructuring, await, and Promise.all():

const [val1, val2, val3] = await Promise.all(promise1(), promise2(), promise3())
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kinda gross, but personally I prefer it to returning to promise chains

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Welington Silva • Edited

Yeah, I do that myself (I don't think that's gross at all). That's the combination I think makes sense: we get the benefits of async/await without giving up the parallelism.