Limiting real time data

When you are loading a web site, or even most fairly advanced RIAs, you are requesting data and getting a response - an HTML page, SWF file, some JSON or XML data etc. How quickly that data is returned to you isn't generally ...Read More

Guaranteed Messaging – Don't believe it

Guaranteed messaging is something that I've covered before from a Comet perspective. It is still mentioned a lot when talking about messaging technology. People using the technology want to know that if they send a message that it will be received at ...Read More

How to create a real-time JavaFX application

At Caplin we spend a lot of time talking about the real-time web and more specifically the growing trend for real time rich internet applications, or RTRIAs. One of the key advantages of our Caplin Xaqua offering is ...Read More

Domain Driven Design: Approaches to Streaming

In Sockets, Messages and the Pub Sub Paradigm: Approaches to Streaming I discussed various techniques involved in streaming data to a browser. There are many products available making use of these techniques to solve a broad variety of problems, but due to ...Read More

Getting realtime data into Excel

Starting with Excel 2002, Microsoft have included the RTD interface which allows Excel to poll for data. Polling seems to be a much more efficient way of getting data into Excel than the classic approach which is pushing - it's not uncommon ...Read More

What is the "real-time web"?

The phrase "real-time web" has been streaming its way around the Internet for a while now. It's presently being used to describe information being available in search results as soon as it has been published by its author. Examples of this are Twitter ...Read More