Forum: Ruby on Rails Asynchronous calls to web services

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468da6c81fc9f5b2da5e23e796dd8c2b?d=identicon&s=25 Justin (Guest)
on 2007-03-05 02:48
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Is there a method using Ruby on Rails to call an external web service
and be able to continue processing your request without having
received a response?

What I am trying to find out is: if the web service is busy and/or is
delayed or doesn't respond at all, can you hide this fact from your
users and avoid waiting for a timeout?

Justin
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