There's some interesting discussion on the Real-time web Software and Technologies group between Phil Leggetter (ex-Caplin, now Pusher), Frank Greco (Kaazing), Alessandro Alinone (Lightstreamer) and myself. It covers some of the long running issues with terminology in the area ...Read More
Tag: Real-time web
PubSubHubbub vs client push technologies: What’s the difference?
I have talked about PubSubHubbub - the not quite real time web previously, but I am still seeing misleading information about PubSubHubbub being posted on the Internet. This post isn't ...Read More
iPhone and iPad WebSocket support
With the release of iOS 4.2 yesterday Mobile Safari has been upgraded to support WebSocket, along with some other new features too. I have been reasonably vocal about how WebSocket isn't the answer to everything, mainly ...Read More
Real world benchmarking scenarios
I have blogged about benchmarking before, describing the process. Most of the benchmarking I have done on Liberator and other products has used fairly simple scenarios, testing the core capabilities of the server to pass messages to clients as fast ...Read More
Make bidirectional use of Comet – not just half of it!
In my blog Comet Servers for a Single-Dealer Platform (SDP) one of the questions I posed was whether a Comet server supports bidirectional messaging. The key feature of Comet has always been the 'server push' aspect - being able to ...Read More
So what can you do with Free Liberator?
Last week I was on the panel at the London Ajax Comet event along with a number of other people representing Comet products. Comet servers are nothing new and there are lots of options out there now, some open source, ...Read More
Apple releases Safari 5 with HTML 5 WebSocket support
The iPhone 4 announcement obviously trumped this at WWDC 2010, but Apple have also released Safari 5. If you read about what's new you will see lots of HTML5 stuff, including WebSocket. But as I wrote ...Read More
Which version of HTML5 WebSocket?
I have blogged about Why we don't need HTML5 WebSocket previously - and to recap, it's not that we don't need it, it's not really that important until it is far more widespread and that is a very long way ...Read More
Comet server message sizes, Bandwidth considerations
One of the questions I brought up on a previous blog - Comet servers for a Single-Dealer Platform - was that of bandwidth. The main thing that affects bandwidth that a Comet server has some control over is message size. ...Read More
At the Google I/O developer event a few interesting things have been announced. I blogged earlier this week about Google going real real-time with its Feed API and yesterday they announced some new features in Google App Engine. ...Read More