[squeak-dev] Aida with Realtime (WebSockets) support released

David T. Lewis lewis at mail.msen.com
Thu Nov 1 20:52:00 UTC 2012

On Thu, Nov 01, 2012 at 08:36:35PM +0100, Janko Miv??ek wrote:
> Dear Smalltalkers,
> I think it can be safely claimed that Aida/Web is a first Smalltalk web
> framework, even more, one of the first frameworks at all to integrate
> HTML5 WebSockets for so called realtime web apps. Realtime in sense that
> values on the page are updated immediately when value changes on the
> server, without needing to manually reload a page.

I'm afraid that I have not been keeping up with web application development,
but this sounds really interesting. I have worked with automotive manufacturing
for many years, and being able to do real time displays like you describe
here could be a real game changer.


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