05 Dec RealTimeWeekly #158
Real Time Weekly: Dec 5th 2016
Automated testing, Automatic Reconnects, ICE Connection status, and Media recording in WebRTC are all included in this week’s issue! Plus you can learn how to remove all that profanity in your text chat app automagically.
As always, if you have tips, event announcements, or suggestions, please contact me directly at Arin@AgilityFeat.com.
This week’s Real-Time news
Puneet Shetty, Tokbox
Nov 17 2016
Reconnections are important in video calls, since you might lose internet connectivity due to an outage or switching between wifi and cellular networks. Tokbox has added a feature to do this reconnection automatically.
Walmyr Filho, Appear.in
Nov 14 2016
Automated testing is important in any application, and WebRTC apps are no exception. Sometimes those tests may not be reliable however and can trigger false negatives. Walmyr describes how they deal with this at appear.in and have failed tests reexecute a set number of times before declaring a failure.
Tsahi Levent-Levi, BlogGeek.me
Nov 29 2016
To reduce latency in your WebRTC application, you should route users to the closest available TURN server when media needs to be relayed. Tsahi offers ideas on how to determine a user’s location and route to the best server.