The websocket protocol has been touted as a great leap forward for bidirectional web applications like chat, promising a new era of simple comet applications. Unfortunately there is no such thing as a silver bullet and this blog will walk
Jan Bartel (Intalio) and Daan Van Santeen (Progress FUSE) will be giving a series of live webinars on how Jetty, Cometd and ActiveMQ can be used to provide a reliable messaging platform to the browser. What Jetty is and how
There is a jurisdictional issue brewing over the future of internet standards – I know because I’m stirring the pot. The dispute is between the WHATWG and the IETF regarding the specification process for the websocket protocol (which I have
We’ve said it before (Bad Robot!), but after the Android 2.0/Nexus One developments, it really bears repeating: Google either do not understand or do not care about community once their immediate corporate goals have been met. In the Bad Robot!
Jetty-7.0.1 has been extended with a WebSocket server implementation based on the same scalable asynchronous IO infrastructure of Jetty and integrated into the Jetty Servlet container. WebSocket came out of work on HTML5 by the What Working Group to specify
When I was given the opportunity to come work at Webtide several months ago, I knew right away this was definitely a chance of a lifetime. It is absolutely amazing to be able to work with Jetty founders Greg and
Background The W3C has developed the Websocket API proposal for HTML5, that enables web pages to perform two-way communication with a remote host. There is also a proposed IETF draft websocket protocol to transport the websocket messages. I believe
In his Homesteading in the Noosphere essay, Eric S. Raymond likened the creation of open source projects to homesteading on a frontier, via a process of “mixing one’s labor with the unowned land, fencing it, and defending one’s title”, in
The release of Firefox 3.5 included several new features for developers. One of the most interesting new features is the support for cross-domain HTTP requests made with XMLHttpRequest objects (see here for details) or, by using Mozilla’s terminology, cross-origin requests.