Like forEachAsync and Join had a baby: sequences out n batches of async functions rather than all at once. Part of FuturesJS (Browser, Node.js, Bower, Pakmanager)

npm install forallasync
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Basically a forEachAsync that allows n async calls at once.

Another way to think of it is as a thread pool for JavaScript.

Say you have 500 http requests that you want to get done 10 at a time and then know when they've all finished... then forAllAsync is your guy!


Node.JS (Server):

npm install forallasync

Browser Installation

You can install from bower:

bower install forAllAsync

Or download the raw file from


Or build with pakmanager:

pakmanager build forAllAsync


;(function (exports) {
  'use strict';

  var forAllAsync = exports.forAllAsync || require('forallasync').forAllAsync
    , maxCallsAtOnce = 4 // default
    , arr

  function onEach(complete, item, i) {
    setTimeout(function () {
    }, 500);

  arr = ['a', 'b', 'c', 'd'];
  forAllAsync(arr, onEach, maxCallsAtOnce).then(function () {
    console.log('did all the things');
}('undefined' !== typeof exports && exports || new Function('return this')())));


  • forAllAsync(array, iterator, n).then(callback)
    • execute iterator for each element in array, n at a time and call callback when all are complete
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