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Running Tasks In Parallel

The yield statement is great for representing asynchronous control flow in a linear style, but we also need to do things in parallel. We can't write:

// wrong, effects will be executed in sequence
const users = yield call(fetch, '/users')
const repos = yield call(fetch, '/repos')

Because the 2nd effect will not get executed until the first call resolves. Instead we have to write:

import { all, call } from 'redux-saga/effects'

// correct, effects will get executed in parallel
const [users, repos] = yield all([
call(fetch, '/users'),
call(fetch, '/repos')

When we yield an array of effects, the generator is blocked until all the effects are resolved or as soon as one is rejected (just like how Promise.all behaves).