04 Aug RealTimeWeekly #39
The sad news of the week is that GoInstant is shutting down this month. We’ve also got some interesting posts on using Pusher, designing for real-time, and more!
As always, if you have tips, event announcements, or suggestions, please contact me directly at Arin@AgilityFeat.com.
Thanks for reading!
This week’s Real-Time news
Aug 1 2014
On August 31 GoInstant is shutting down their real-time messaging platform unfortunately. The stated reason is to focus their efforts on a Salesforce application instead. PubNub has published a transition guide for those looking for a new home for their GoInstant based applications.
Jul 29 2014
Excellent tutorial from Pusher showing how to use their WebSockets api for signaling in a WebRTC application.
Doug Mohney, WebRTC World
Jul 28 2014
Is Microsoft beginning to line up with WebRTC?
Dominic Nguyen, Percolate Studio blog
Jun 3 2014
Older post that I just came across from the Pusher newsletter, but this is worth a read. Short video examples of positive user interaction for a mobile app with data updating in real time.
Richard Seroter, InfoQ
Jul 22 2014
Microsoft is releasing a preview of Azure Event Hubs, which “is for high throughput ingress of data streams generated by devices and services. Event Hubs resembles Amazon Kinesis and uses an identical pricing scheme based on data processing units and transaction volume.”
Alexander Fritze, InfoQ
Jul 24 2014
Matt Robinson, Programmable Web
Jul 31 2014
Includes tips for integrating Node into your IoT architecture.
Philipp Hancke, webrtcH4cKS
July 29 2014
An analysis of how WebRTC is being used in the latest version of Chrome by the Google Hangouts team, including non-standard WebRTC items they are doing.
Alan Quayle, TADS Blog
Jul 24 2014
Insight into the upcoming TADSummit in Instanbul in November.
Lisa Larson-Kelley, LearnFromLisa.com
July 16 2014
Video from a recent conference presentation on the basics of WebRTC, presented at the Gotham Ruby conference in NYC.