Rev is a high performance event library for Ruby, based around the libev
library. It’s similar to EventMachine, but builds on the Ruby core
including IO, Socket/TCPSocket and the Ruby OpenSSL library, and exposes
object-oriented interface to event reception.
Rev also forms the basis of the Revactor actor-based concurrency library
Ruby 1.9 (see http://revactor.org). This release of Rev includes
for Ruby 1.9.1 and will allow you to continue using Revactor on Ruby
Also included is support for Ruby 1.8.7. Support for 1.8.6 is still
included as well.
This release also brings with it initial support for Windows,
Roger P… There isn’t presently a gem available for Windows but we
to have one soon.
Also included is an upgrade to the latest version of libev, version
You can grab this release from:
Or “gem install rev” as soon as the gem has propagated to all of the
Additional information about Rev is available at: