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Discussion on: Understanding the Node.js event loop phases and how it executes the JavaScript code.

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Bojan Tomic

Isn't it great how setImmediate is less immediate than nextTick which isn't executed in the next tick but in the current? ðŸĪŠ

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Sumedh Nimkarde Author

Yes, it is indeed. It is also said that they should have been named the other way i.e setImmediate should have been named process.nextTick and vice versa.