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A Brief History of Streams

10.04.2017 at Node.js Interactive


Jessica Quynh Tran

From spew streams to suck streams, Streams are a little understood corner of Node.js that are utilized in almost every internal module and across thousands of NPM packages. How exactly did Streams come to exist? How do they vary from version to version of Node.js? This talk will cover the technical history of “Streams” ranging back to UNIX pipes, and describe along the way how “Streams” derive from fundamental concepts of information technology.