- Hi Nige,
It's a good aproach, but i'm planning to use python as server side
language, and dwr use java as server side :P
But i think that i must find some specific library to handle comet
requests and use YUI for all the rest of related behaviors.
El lun, 30-10-2006 a las 12:11 +0000, Nige White escribió:
> I use DWR as my means of exporting functionality across into the
> I'm planning to use the "Reverse Ajax" capability in V2 to implement
> reminders and warnings from the server (such as "system shutdown"
> messages, Diary action messages, email arrival messages etc).
> I think it works by polling the server at a configurable rate. The
> server can respond with executable code. I've not investigated it
> but take a look : http://getahead.ltd.uk/dwr and
> But i think that i must find some specific library to handle cometThere's all sorts of issues with Comet. Ranging from IE buffering the
> requests and use YUI for all the rest of related behaviors.
response until you close the connection, to firewalls closing the
If you search for 'comet' here: http://ajaxpatterns.org/ you will find
a great reference (though it seems to be down right now). Wikipedia
also has a reasonable reference:
If you still decide to go ahead, please consider writing this (or
porting someone's comet lib) to YUI, and I/we will shower you in
I simply poll the server, and it's pretty effective. It scales very
well. Also, you may like to look in to using Flash connections,
depending on your requirements.