Unblocking Node with Unref()

Node.js runs on an event loop. It holds a queue of tasks to run, and runs them, one by one. New tasks appear on the queue while it runs… Read more

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The Death of a Node.js Process

This post is based on content from my recently published book, Distributed Systems with Node.js. If you're interested in building Node.js services, especially those that interact with external systems, then I highly recommend checking it out. It contains ... (more…)

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