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Fan-in and Fan-out: The crucial components of concurrency
PyCon US 2014
Brett Slatkin
Recorded: April 12, 2014Language: English

The most important yet underappreciated parts of concurrent APIs are good constructs for fan-out (one thread spawns others) and fan-in (many threads join together). This talk will show examples of fan-in and fan-out. It will cover the successes and shortcomings of APIs that provide concurrency. Finally, we'll discuss how the async model of Tulip/PEP3156 is the ultimate API. The future is bright!