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jpignata — 3 posts

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Concurrency! Threads! Ooh, scary! Don't be afraid. Sometimes we just need to reach for patterns that help us reason about what we're asking our computers to do. In this article, I take a closer look at a concurrency pattern called futures.
A software project passes through the hands of many different developers in its lifetime. How can we keep our project prepared for the future teams of developers that will inherit it?
IP multicasting allows you to send a datagram to multiple nodes. In this post we'll look at multicasting and implement a simple chat system using the ruby socket library.