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Docker for local web development, part 7: using a multi-stage build to introduce a worker

There are many ways to increase an API's responsivity, and one of them which is also the focus of today's article is the use of queues. Queues are basically lists of tasks to be performed at a later time which, unlike flossing, will be completed eventually. What's important about those tasks – called jobs – is that they don't need to be performed during the lifecycle of the initial request.