12 Dec RealTimeWeekly #159
Real Time Weekly: Dec 12th 2016
This week’s articles focus on real time messaging tools and protocols, with articles about Ably.io and Pusher included. In addition, learn how to use WebRTC to read barcodes and how to debug your webrtc apps with webrtc-internals!
As always, if you have tips, event announcements, or suggestions, please contact me directly at Arin@AgilityFeat.com.
This week’s Real-Time news
Ashley Friedlein, Ably.io
Nov 29 2016
Ably announces an Adapters API that allows interoperability between multiple real time protocols. Currently includes Ably, Pusher, PubNub, AMQP, and STOMP, with more to come.
Alex Booker, Pusher
Nov 29 2016
This tutorial uses the example of temperature sensor data to show how you can update information in the browser automatically every time data in the database is updated.
Will Sewell, Pusher Blog
Dec 1 2016
A look at the garbage collector of the Go language, which may not sound too exciting but the authors note how garbage collection is a challenge in real time systems since they temporarily tie up the system and delay data. Interesting discussion of how the concurrent garbage collection of Go makes their realtime system work better.