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October 4-6, 2017 - Vancouver, BC Canada
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Wednesday, October 4 • 3:40pm - 4:10pm
The Node.js Event Loop: Not So Single Threaded - Bryan Hughes, Microsoft

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You've heard Node.js is single threaded. It's true that all JavaScript executed by Node.js is run in a single thread, but JS isn't all. The event loop, written in C++, is multi-threaded! Come learn how the event loop works, how it affects performance, and how you can use it your advantage!

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Bryan Hughes

Technical Evangelist, Microsoft
Bryan Hughes is a technical evangelist at Microsoft, a member of the Node.js Technical Steering Committee, and chairperson of the Node.js Community Committee. Bryan is also the creator of Raspi IO, a Raspberry Pi plugin for the Johnny-Five JavaScript robotics library. Outside of... Read More →

Wednesday October 4, 2017 3:40pm - 4:10pm
West Meeting Room 120
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