What is the Future API


#1

Looking at the firmware release, changelog, I noticed this:

Which says

[PR #1245]17 Particle.publish() now able to use Future API

What is the Future API?


#2

I think they are refering to C++ futures which along with promises form a way of working with multithreaded code that is easy to use:

http://en.cppreference.com/w/cpp/thread/future