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JavaScript Green Threads

What on Earth are they?

For an introduction to green threads, I suggest reading this Wikipedia article. What they mean in this context is however a bit different, as in JS there is normally no threads at all, and because callbacks in JS are quite easy and event loops are usually controlled by things outside your control, you might feel that there’s not much need for scheduling control.

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Posted 2012-07-05T05:00:00.000Z.