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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

Staff Software Engineer, Patreon
Bryan Hughes is a staff engineer at Patreon, long-time member of the JS community, and tech activist.Bryan is the creator of Raspi IO which provides Raspberry Pi support for the Johnny-Five JavaScript robotics library. Bryan also created RVL, a distributed wireless LED lighting system... Read More →

Wednesday October 4, 2017 3:40pm - 4:10pm PDT
West Meeting Room 120
  Node.js project
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