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GNU 8sync

Asynchronous programming for Guile

8sync (pronounced eight-sync) is an asynchronous programming library for GNU Guile. It makes use of delimited continuations to avoid a mess of callbacks, resulting in clean, easy-to-read, non-blocking code.


User manual available in HTML format from https://www.gnu.org/software/8sync/manual/html_node/index.html

Heckert gnu.small.png This is a GNU package:8sync



version 0.4.2 (alpha)
released on 18 March 2017

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Extension or Plugin

This package can be used as an extension, plugin, or add-on to:
  • Guile


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License:LGPLv3orlaterGenium23 December 2016

Leaders and contributors

Christopher Allan Webber Maintainer

Resources and communication

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DeveloperVCS Repository Webviewhttp://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/8sync.git
Savannah (Ref)https://savannah.gnu.org/projects/8sync

Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 28 March 2018.


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