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Async Await Keywords in JavaScript - Make Asynchronous Code Look Synchronous

ankittanna profile image Ankit Tanna ・1 min read

What is Anync Await Keyword?
In JavaScript, we have used promises and the code of promise looks like an asynchronous code.

We can make asynchronous code look like a synchronous code by using async await keywords.

Definition:
Inside a function marked as async, you are allowed to place the await keyword in front of an expression that returns a promise. When you place await keyword, the execution of async function is paused until the promise is resolved/rejected.

Have a look at this tutorial which shows how to transform an asynchronous fetch api call to a synchronous looking(yet asynchronous) code.

It will also show you the difference between Promises and Async/Await and which one's better.

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