Understand what asynchronous really means by exploring the plumbing below projects such as Node.js and gevent.
From Node.js to gevent ‘asynchronous’ has become the trendy cure for performance problems and geek boredom.
But what does asynchronous really mean? Let’s find it out by laying bare the workings of libevent, one the prominent ‘asynchronous’ libraries.
Ludovico Fischer just wanted to try this ‘Ubuntu’ thing…
Now he’s finishing a Mathematics degree, does development work by the side and, when he’s got some spare time, digs ugly acronyms and C.