Difficulty: Beginner
Estimated Time: 10 minutes

This scenario provides an introduction to Async::HTTP for Ruby.

By utilizing asynchronous programming, it's possible for applications to improve processor utilization, increase throughput and reduce latency.

But, how do you get started? Hopefully, this will help.

Async::HTTP Introduction

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Step 1

The async-http Ruby gem provides a modern, asynchronous HTTP client and server implementation, supporting both HTTP/1 and HTTP/2.

Like any other Ruby gem, we can install it with the gem command: gem install async-http