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Yeah that's true, but using CPS for everything means you can't really use normal flow control anywhere which IMO makes it inappropriate to use for day-to-day engineering.



I have been using node.js for my day-to-day engineering for the past year. It certainly takes a couple of weeks to get a good feel for solving problems without being able to use normal flow control. But once you get it becomes easy. So I wouldn't call in inappropriate, just different. It's much like the feeling of learning your first functional programming language. It's not wrong, just different until you adjust the way you reason about your programs.




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