Understanding the Node.js Event Loopby@thawkin3
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Understanding the Node.js Event Loop

by Tyler Hawkins6mMay 28th, 2021
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JavaScript is single-threaded, so how does it handle asynchronous code without blocking the main thread while it waits for an action to complete?

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