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Swift and Cocoa Essentials

What Is Asynchronous Programming

Swift and Cocoa Essentials
1 Threads, Queues, and Concurrency 12:02
2 What Is the Main Thread Plus 09:29
3 Increasing Performance Through Caching Plus 16:13
4 What Is Asynchronous Programming Plus 03:58
5 Protecting the Secrets of Your Mobile Application Plus 13:46

Many developers still get confused when they come across the word asynchronous. What does it mean? What is asynchronous programming? To understand what asynchronous programming is, we first need to understand its counterpart, synchronous programming. Let's use a playground to illustrate the difference.

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