Yasser discussed NeverBlock, eSpace's contribution to Ruby applications in his talk “NeverBlock: Trivial Non-Blocking IO for Ruby”. The talk took place on the first day of the conference, in parallel with other sessions, and has managed to generate some positive buzz and feedback. Find the conference schedule here.

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