Comet Servers for a Single-Dealer Platform (SDP)

There is a lot more to a Single-Dealer Platform than just a Comet Server, but it is still a key component and often one of the components bought in rather than developed in house. At Caplin we have dedicated much of our ...Read More

Evolution of Comet at Caplin

I have been blogging on CometDaily since before we started Platformability so thought I would take a look back and see if there was anything there that might be of interest to our Platformability audience. Early on in CometDaily's lifetime I wrote a ...Read More

3 Generations of RIA Trading

Matt's post on RIA Streaming Architectures is something we have experienced over the years too. Liberator has always supported bidirectional messaging, but the first people to use it for trading still decided to do the trading part using an App Server, with real ...Read More

PubSubHubbub – the not quite real time web

There seems to be some confusion with some articles I have read about what PubSubHubbub (PuSH) does with regards to the real time web. This article should clear up some aspects of PubSubHubbub. PubSubHubbub is a protocol to turn the polling (pulling) style ...Read More

Build vs Buy, Open vs Proprietary

I just blogged about the build vs buy choice with regards to Single-Dealer Platforms on the SerenDiPity blog. It’s a bit of a new take on the build vs buy debate and how that relates to open source vs proprietary in different software ...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

Scaling Flex for enterprise applications

Last night Phil Leggetter and I attended a session on Scaling Flex applications run by Skillsmatter. The video of the event has now been posted. We found this interesting as we as a company have entered the world of Flex. Our ...Read More