Welcome to the libuv documentation¶
libuv is a multi-platform support library with a focus on asynchronous I/O. It was primarily developed for use by Node.js, but it’s also used by Luvit, Julia, uvloop, and others.
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Full-featured event loop backed by epoll, kqueue, IOCP, event ports.
Asynchronous TCP and UDP sockets
Asynchronous DNS resolution
Asynchronous file and file system operations
File system events
ANSI escape code controlled TTY
IPC with socket sharing, using Unix domain sockets or named pipes (Windows)
High resolution clock
Threading and synchronization primitives
Installation instructions can be found in the README.