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RealTimeWeekly #40

11 Aug RealTimeWeekly #40

What sort of skills do you think a real-time developer should have? (Or maybe you don’t even agree with that being a valid job description?) I’d like to know your thoughts on this topic – put your answers on Quora or email me. Your thoughts may make it into a future blog post, and I’m happy to give credit back to your blog as part of that.

Back to the articles this week, check out the list below for NodeJS, WebRTC, Angular, Raspberry Pi and more!

As always, if you have tips, event announcements, or suggestions, please contact me directly at

Thanks for reading!



This week’s Real-Time news

Build a JavaScript, self-destructing chat application with encrypted messaging

Larry Wu, PubNub Blog

Jul 22 2014

5 part tutorial showing how Babel “allows you to send and receive self destructing, encrypted messages and exchange 1024-bit RSA public keys in a chatroom … Think Snapchat, but in a chatroom.”

Voice-only applications: The Cinderella of WebRTC

Dean Bubley’s Disruptive Wireless

Aug 5 2014

Dean notes the relative lack of voice-only apps using WebRTC, most contain a video element too. Are developers too focused on the more glamorous video applications, and overlooking voice only use cases?

Rendering Tweets with AngularJS and Node.js


Aug 5 2014

Javascript tutorial to render tweets using the data binding features of AngularJS.

The Web Audio API – From Node/Express to Your Browser

Will Villanueva

Jul 20 2014

Tutorial on playing audio from a Node app using the HTML5 Web Audio API. Hat tip to HTML5Weekly

Couchbase Lite on the Raspberry Pi using JRuby

Sideshow Coder

Jun 16 2014

Seting up a local embedded database in a messaging app on a Raspberry Pi. Just came across this in RubyWeekly.

Introduction to WebRTC Signaling

Andrew Prokop, Avaya

Aug 7 2014

Summary of the Session Description Protocol for a WebRTC app.

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