Grid Performance - Round 2

by Martin TylerAugust 28th, 2008

Performance of a rich internet application (RIA) can manifest itself in a number of ways, such as responsiveness of user interaction and speed of rendering. This article is a follow-up to Performance of Grids for Streaming Data and covers Firefox 3.

Introducing ItsNat, a New Java-based Comet Tool

by Jose Maria ArranzAugust 25th, 2008

ItsNat is a new Java web framework with Comet capabilities. In this article we’re going to see how ItsNat fits in the ecosystem of Comet technologies, and how ItsNat works and provides support for Comet.

Robust Network Code with window.setTimeout

by Michael CarterAugust 11th, 2008

In Orbited, we sometimes send multiple events in a single payload, particularly with the long-polling and polling transports. After we parse the data of each event, we call some event handler that a user has attached to the Orbited connection.

Comet Gazing: WebSocket

by Comet DailyAugust 7th, 2008

This time, we’ve asked our contributors the following: “With the recent addition of WebSocket to the HTML 5 recommendation, what impact will this have on your Comet implementation in both the short and long term? Do you see your approach to your preferred protocol changing as a result? What is your general impression of WebSocket?”

“Hello World” for Sockets with Lightstreamer

by Alessandro AlinoneJuly 29th, 2008

This is the third article in a series aimed at illustrating how to develop Lightstreamer v.3.x Adapters based on various technologies.

Dojo HttpChannels Module

by Kris ZypJuly 18th, 2008

HTTP Channels is implemented in Dojo 1.2 with the HttpChannels module. HTTP Channels is intended to provide data synchronization and update notifications by leveraging the ubiquitous HTTP REST semantics.

Implementing a Bayeux to JMS Bridge

by Jordi Albornoz-MulliganJuly 9th, 2008

At the Open Anzo project, we’re using Cometd Bayeux to expose JMS, the Java Message Service, to the browser.

Independence Day: HTML5 WebSocket Liberates Comet From Hacks

by Michael CarterJuly 4th, 2008

A recent set of HTML5 discussions are changing the course of Comet. The HTML5 specification now offers WebSocket, a full-duplex communications channel that operates over a single socket.

Sockets in the Browser

by Michael CarterJuly 1st, 2008

I am pleased to announce, with the Orbited 0.5.x series, we provide a TCP socket for the browser.

Enough Already with the Connections!

by Greg WilkinsJune 30th, 2008

It is an oft repeated misnomer that Comet is about long-lived HTTP connections, but this is simply not the case. Comet uses long-held HTTP requests rather than long-lived connections!

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