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How to use Streams in Node.js

By . Updated Thu Jul 06 2023

The concept of streams is not unique to node.js alone, but it’s a concept that has been in existence, it was first implemented in the UNIX operating system, allowing programs to interact with each other, passing data from one program to another in I/O operations.

However, it is seen as a difficult software engineering concept to work with because of its numerous principles.

Understanding stream principles in Node.js and how to implement them opens you up to a versatile approach to handling data sources that are in use universally, these principles are necessary if you’re looking to develop a transparent server.

How to use Streams in Node.js

In this article, we are going to be breaking down streams in the way that you will be to understand, implement, and also teach your teammates.