Celluloid VS EventMachine

Compare Celluloid vs EventMachine and see what are their differences.


Actor-based concurrent object framework for Ruby (by celluloid)


EventMachine: fast, simple event-processing library for Ruby programs (by eventmachine)
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Celluloid EventMachine
2 3
3,884 4,225
-0.1% 0.1%
0.0 0.0
8 months ago 2 months ago
Ruby Ruby
MIT License Ruby License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of Celluloid. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-05-01.


Posts with mentions or reviews of EventMachine. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-02-07.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing Celluloid and EventMachine you can also consider the following projects:

Concurrent Ruby - Modern concurrency tools including agents, futures, promises, thread pools, supervisors, and more. Inspired by Erlang, Clojure, Scala, Go, Java, JavaScript, and classic concurrency patterns.

Async Ruby - An awesome asynchronous event-driven reactor for Ruby.

Polyphony - Fine-grained concurrency for Ruby

render_async - render_async lets you include pages asynchronously with AJAX

Opal-Async - Non-blocking tasks and enumerators for Opal.

ponyc - Pony is an open-source, actor-model, capabilities-secure, high performance programming language

ponyarchive - A wrapper for libarchive for Pony