Microsoft Adds Multithreading to Node.js for Compute-Heavy Apps


The Napa.js runtime is in development to bring C++-like performance to Node.js.

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.

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