August 24th, 2022 × #Schools#Threads#Performance

Fundamentals - Web Workers and Service Workers

In this episode, Wes and Scott discuss the differences between public and private schools in Denver and the challenges of getting kids into preferred schools. They then provide an overview of threads, concurrency and parallelism in programming languages and how JavaScript only has a single thread. They use examples like green screening webcams to demonstrate when you may need to offload work to other threads using web workers.


In this episode of Syntax, Wes and Scott talk through the fundamentals of web workers and service workers - examples, when you should use them, how to debug, local dev, and more.

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