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RealTimeWeekly #159

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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!

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This week’s Real-Time news

Ably Adapters unite realtime protocols to speed up development

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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.

Barcode detection using Shape Detection API

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Paul Kinlan
Dec 5 2016
GetUserMedia and the Shape Detection API are used to read barcodes and QR codes from the browser – a quick introduction to a very useful topic.

What do the Parameters in webrtc-internals Really Mean?

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Tsahi Levent-Levi, testRTC.com
Dec 7 2016
Tsahi and Phillip Hancke provide excellent information on how to use webrtc-internals in Chrome to debug WebRTC issues in your calls.

How to Build a Realtime Activity Feed with React and Pusher

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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.

Control an LED from the Internet with Raspberry Pi – Node.js – Ably.io

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Internet of Cool Things blog
Dec 6 2016
Remotely controlling an LED attached to a Raspberry Pi, from a web page with messaging powered by Ably.io.

Building A Designer News Clone With AngularJS And Firebase

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Ire Aderinokun, Tech Cabal
Dec 8 2016
The sample project is a good use case for learning how realtime updates to a page can be implemented with a Firebase data store.

Golang’s Real-time GC in Theory and Practice

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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.

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