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The high-level streams library for Node.js and the browser
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What is Highland.js?

It manages synchronous and asynchronous code easily, using nothing more than standard JavaScript and Node-like Streams. You may be familiar with Promises, EventEmitters and callbacks, but moving between them is far from seamless.
Highland.js is a tool in the Concurrency Frameworks category of a tech stack.
Highland.js is an open source tool with 3.4K GitHub stars and 146 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Highland.js's open source repository on GitHub

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Highland.js Integrations

JavaScript, Node.js, WatermelonDB, Cycle.js, and Proppy are some of the popular tools that integrate with Highland.js. Here's a list of all 5 tools that integrate with Highland.js.

Highland.js's Features

  • Intended to work with node.js(or browserify) environment which is really nice
  • No alien concepts(from JavaScript/Node perspective)
  • Back-pressure
  • The implementation is on top of Node streams which is really great idea
  • Small footprint

Highland.js Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Highland.js?
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Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency.
GitHub is the best place to share code with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers. Over three million people use GitHub to build amazing things together.
Python is a general purpose programming language created by Guido Van Rossum. Python is most praised for its elegant syntax and readable code, if you are just beginning your programming career python suits you best.
jQuery is a cross-platform JavaScript library designed to simplify the client-side scripting of HTML.
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