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Jose Balaguer17,473 Points
Best languages and tools to build asynchronous apps?
Kevin Korte28,135 Points
No, it's not easier with Ruby. Probably the best tool for async apps right now is NodeJS. It's more more naturally capable of doing it.
You can do things like this in other languages, but it's not what it was originally intended to do. In the interest of more information, Ruby's most popular gem right now for this is event machine, found here: https://github.com/eventmachine/eventmachine