Pseudocode is by definition informal. This topic is meant to describe ways to translate language-specific code into something everyone with a programming background can understand.

Pseudocode is an important way to describe an algorithm and is more neutral than giving a langugage-specific implementation. Wikipedia often uses some form of pseudocode when describing an algorithm

Some things, like if-else type conditions are quite easy to write down informally. But other things, js-style callbacks for instance, may be hard to turn into pseudocode for some people.

This is why these examples may prove useful