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NodeJS supports async/await out of the box since version 7.6. I believe it has been the single greatest addition to JS since 2017. If you haven’t tried it yet, here are a bunch of reasons with examples why you should adopt it immediately and never look back.
For those who have never heard of this topic before, here’s a quick intro
Being a young Software Engineer, I spend a lot of time worrying whether I’m on the right career path, whether my current job is a good fit for me, whether I should look for other opportunities, which ones to apply for, which one to actually accept, and other overwhelming questions like this.
Over the time, I’ve been accumulating a list of factors that I should consider when evaluating a job. Some I discovered from experience, some from colleagues, and some from blogs or podcasts, and, more importantly, some I learned the hard way. …