[Seaside] Re: Building realtime applications with Seaside

Sven Van Caekenberghe sven at stfx.eu
Wed Jun 18 09:30:00 UTC 2014

I believe (if I remember correctly), that the app (vaguely) described here


is also using web sockets. But you should ask.

It is perfectly possible to combine Seaside with other servers/services in the same or different images. But this is a broad subject.

On 18 Jun 2014, at 11:15, Philippe Marschall <philippe.marschall at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Jun 18, 2014 at 12:28 AM, Andy Burnett
> <andy.burnett at knowinnovation.com> wrote:
>> <<
>> Hi Andy,
>> There is also Zinc-Server-Sent-Events:
>>  http://forum.world.st/Zinc-Server-Sent-Events-td4705635.html
>> Nothing spectacular, but it should work.
>> Sven
>> Hi Sven,
>> I hadn't spotted that you had added SSE. That's great!
>> So, I think my new question is how I would wire that into a Seaside application. Is there a single  listener class that can announce data changes. Or would each component somehow wire its model to the connection?
>> My experience with Seaside is very limited, so if there is a good example/guide to this specific question, i.e. handling changes to the underlying model, please nudge me in that direction.
> You would separate the realtime part from the normal Seaside part.
> "realtime" doesn't currently fit well into the Seaside
> request-response model and even less so in the component and session
> model. I.e there is a lock on each sessions to prevent multiple
> requests from concurrently modifying the same component.
> Cheers
> Philippe
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