System – Async/Await and Child Process Creation in Node.js

system(1) is a tiny wrapper around the child_process module. It uses child_process.spawn(2) to asynchronously run a shell command in a new process. It returns a Promise so that it can be async/await’d. Read more

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Since I’ve been working with node.js quite a bit lately, to build a better mental model of how it works, I wanted to spend some time walking through it’s source, and learning a bit about how it works. (more…)

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