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An evented http server built on top of eventmachine

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= eventmachine_httpserver

== EM::HttpServer vs Thin

     +careo | is there a 25 word version of how it differs from thin?
      +tmm1 | good question.. its probably faster, but only because it doesn't have a real http parser like thin
  +wyhaines | It is faster.  It's more of an nginx style parser than the mongrel, grammar based parser.
     +careo | so perhaps a better fit for putting an http interface on top of a bunch of already-evented code?
  +wyhaines | careo: It depends.  There are very valid arguments for using an RFC-compliant parser a lot of the time.
  +wyhaines | But, yeah, sometimes being strictly RFC compliant isn't something that you care about.

== Usage example

  require 'eventmachine'
  require 'evma_httpserver'

  class MyHttpServer < EM::Connection
    include EM::HttpServer

     def post_init

    def process_http_request
      # the http request details are available via the following instance variables:
      #   @http_protocol
      #   @http_request_method
      #   @http_cookie
      #   @http_if_none_match
      #   @http_content_type
      #   @http_path_info
      #   @http_request_uri
      #   @http_query_string
      #   @http_post_content
      #   @http_headers

      response =
      response.status = 200
      response.content_type 'text/html'
      response.content = '<center><h1>Hi there</h1></center>'
    EM.start_server '', 8080, MyHttpServer
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