Continuations the next wave of web frameworks?

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In a recent blog Model-View-Controller in Cocoon using continuations-based control flow Ovidiu Predescu writes:

In Cocoon, the Controller is a specialized engine which uses a modified Rhino JavaScript implementation which supports continuations as first class objects.


Through the magic of continuations, the execution state is saved in a continuation object. Each continuation is given a unique string id, which could be embedded in generated page, so that you can restart the saved computation later on.

Interesting stuff. I will explore this a little bit further in coming blogs.


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