Node.js multithreading: What are Worker Threads and why do they matter?

Node.js multithreading: What are Worker Threads and why do they matter?

Since the release of Node.js v10.5.0 there’s a new worker_threads module A Node.js application runs on a single thread. In this thread an event loop listens for events and then triggers the events associated callback function upon detection. By this simple illustration we can already see that Node.js does not support multithreading because each application is run on a […]