FAQ: Learn Node.js - Errors

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I don’t understand what it means by “the error is thrown asynchronously”, which seems to be the core reason for why try…catch won’t work with asynchronous functions.

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In this lesson it said the try…catch syntax don’t work for asynchronous errors. But while I’m reading this lesson, it says that the try…catch syntax can work for both synchronous and asynchronous errors.