A constructor function for queue-flow that sacrifices queue correctness for parallelism
npm install sloppy-queue-flow
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For details on how it all works in general, see the queue-flow library for detailed API documentation and usage examples.
sloppy-queue-flow is a replacement constructor function that eliminates guarantees on queue order to allow execution on each item in the queue to traverse through the flow as fast as possible. This is a trade-off that makes sense for things like the Express-like server example from the main queue-flow library, but would break the dependency resolution example. Essentially,
sloppy-queue-flow is only valid for cases where all operations are commutative, which is not everything, but does cover a surprising number of cases.
sloppy-queue-flow in Node.js, simply:
var q = require'queue-flow';var sloppy = require'sloppy-queue-flow';q'sloppyQueue' sloppy // Code here
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