Understanding Node.js

  • Basarat Ali Syed


To understand how Node.js works, first you need to understand a few key features of JavaScript that make it well suited for server-side development. JavaScript is a simple language, but it is also extremely flexible. This flexibility is the reason why it has stood the test of time. First-class functions and closures make it an ideal language for web applications.


Single Thread Outer Function Event Loop Scaling Problem Thread Pool 
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  • Basarat Ali Syed
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  1. 1.OrmondAustralia

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