Microsoft’s beta Napa.js runtime is offering multithreaded support for the Node.js server-side JavaScript platform, to provide the flexibility of JavaScript with speedy performance akin to C++’s.By introducing multithreading to Node.js, the Napa.js runtime can more easily handle computation-intensive tasks, Microsoft said.[ Getting to know Node? Don’t miss 10 JavaScript concepts every Node developer must master. | 7 keys to structuring your Node app. | Keep up with hot topics in programming with InfoWorld’s App Dev Report newsletter. ]
Built on the same V8 JavaScript runtime as Node.js, Napa.js can be embedded in a host process without Node.js dependency.
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