In order to reinforce my own learning (and maybe help some other newbies out), I think I’ll recap the skills that I tackle each day and try put them into easier-to-understand terms.
What is a promise?
Maybe I am too…but not quite as confused as I was before I took the two hour workshop. The instructor (a T.A. from Fullstack Academy) was very helpful. Though I felt bad that I was the only one of the 12 RSVPs to show up to the workshop, it certainly was nice to get one-on-one instruction in this. He recommended I watch this video to strengthen my understanding of why promises are necessary:
Additionally, this site does a much better job of explaining promises than I did:
To view the tutorial exercises, check out the forked repo:
The solutions are in my branch.