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Hell is other people’s concurrency

Wherein EventMachine is capably explanified.

The first rule of evented programming is, don’t block the event loop! Mathias Meyer’s great intro to Ruby’s EventMachine library. Non-blocking IO is so hot right now. But remember, it’s just a tool on your concurrency utili-belt. Remember to reach for coroutines, threads, actors, and STMs too.

By Adam Keys

Telling a joke. Typing.