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Code quality and incentives

Why are some code-bases a nightmare? Is it enough to merely lay down laws and insist that developers write clean code? Or is there a whole other dimension we need to explore – namely, incentives?

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An Animated Guide to Node.js Event Loop

Node.js doesn’t stop from running other operations because of Libuv, a C++ library responsible for the event loop and asynchronously handling tasks such as network requests, DNS resolution, file system operations, data encryption, etc.

What happens under the hood when Node.js works on tasks such as database queries? We will explore it by following this piece of code step by step.