[Seaside] [ANN] Swazoo has now WebSocket support

Philippe Marschall philippe.marschall at gmail.com
Thu Dec 9 12:40:43 UTC 2010

2010/12/2 Janko Mivšek <janko.mivsek at eranova.si>:
> Dear Smalltalkers,
> Past few days I worked on WebSocket implementation in Swazoo Smalltalk
> web server [1], in coordination with Philippe Marschall from Seaside [4]
> and Nicolas Petton from Iliad [5] devteams, so together with me from
> Aida/Web [3] our cooperation ensures that this implementation is ready
> to be adapted for all three main web frameworks.
> Why WebSocket? Because it will replace current Comet hacks to enable a
> bidirectional messaging between browser and web application, specially
> for web app to send something back to the browser without waiting for
> user to click something. Read a bit more about WebSocket here:
>        http://dev.opera.com/articles/view/introducing-web-sockets/
> WebSocket as browser supported technology enables opening an always
> present channel, so that web app can send commands like update some
> element of the webpage at any time. That's why WebSocket is ideal for so
> called "real-time" web.
> You are invited to look at the code for Squeak/Pharo as Swazoo2.3beta1.1
> at http://www.squeaksource.org/Swazoo.html
> A bit more about WebSocket in Swazoo:
>        http://www.swazoo.org/websocket

Looks like we have to wait for a new version of the protocol:



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