ASYNCHRONOUS PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES


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Asynchronous languages like JavaScript can handle things out of order and a lot of the Internet is happening that way.

It’s like going to Walmart on Black Friday and instead of having either one really long line that’s slow, or many, many lines that have to be staffed, you can have one line that can check everyone out at once.

This is excellent for websites (as a web server)