Whats V8 vs Chrome vs Node?

Asim Hussain
A free video tutorial from Asim Hussain
Conference speaker, published author & passionate teacher
4.5 instructor rating • 5 courses • 46,111 students

Lecture description

How is the JavaScript you write in NodeJS different from the JavaScript you write in the browser. Understanding this will help you understand the fundamental nature of JavaScript and asynchronicity. We'll talk about JavaScript engines, especially the V8 engine, we'll then talk about two implementations of V8 which is NodeJS and Chrome. By the end you will understand the important distinctions of each and how this changes how you write code in each platform.

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Asynchronous JavaScript

Become an expert in Asynchronous JavaScript, Callbacks, Promises, Async/Await, Generators & The Event Loop

04:38:02 of on-demand video • Updated February 2019

  • Ace any asynchronous JavaScript interview question
  • Spend less time chasing down bugs in asynchronous code
  • Write fast performant JavaScript applications
  • Understand complex JavaScript concepts
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