Coroutines Explained

Coroutines have received quite a bit of attention recently from language designers with async/await in JavaScript 2017, Python 3.5 new syntax and Kotlin 1.1 coroutines support. Yet there seems to be a lot of confusion about why coroutines exist and how to use them. This session explains what coroutines are, how they differ between programming languages and how to use coroutines for fun and profit.


Explain and clarify what are coroutines and how they are used in various languages.


Software developers