Category Archives: Socket Server

Using SO_REUSEPORT with Python on Ubuntu 13.04

The Linux Kernel 3.9 introduced a new feature that allows you to bind multiple socket listeners (servers) to the same port on the same host. What this means is you can build servers that all listen on the same port … Continue reading

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Joining a newly created room on the Union server with JQuery and OrbiterMicro

Yesterday my article showed you how to add and remove rooms from the Union server. Today I’ll add a little more code to show how easy it is to join the newly created room.

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Watching, adding and removing rooms on the Union server with JQuery and OrbiterMicro

My previous article showed you how to get a count of all the connected users on a Union server instance. Today I’ll show you how you can list the rooms on the Union server as well as how to add … Continue reading

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Get the total count of connected users on the Union server with JQuery and OrbiterMicro

My previous article showed you how to get a list of all the rooms with the total count of each person in those rooms on the Union server. Today I’ll show you how you can get the total number of … Continue reading

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Get the count of people in each room on the Union server using JQuery and OrbiterMicro

My previous article showed you how to get a list of all the rooms on the Union server. Today I’ll show you how you can get a list of all the rooms on the Union server including how many people … Continue reading

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Get a room list from the Union server using JQuery and OrbiterMicro

I’ve done a few articles now in regards to the Union Framework. Today I want to show you how to get a complete listing of rooms from the Union server. Using the Flash/Flex Reactor Client this is pretty easy to … Continue reading

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Building a socket server with EventMachine, Ruby, and Flash CS5

I recently began messing with EventMachine. On their GitHub page you can find some starter tutorials as well as instructions to get it installed. Today I’m going to build a simple socket server to allow Flash CS5 to communicate to … Continue reading

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GFS Server has been updated

If you use my open source GFS Server you might be interested to know that I have updated the project files to use Netbeans 6.8, Apache Mina 1.1.7, as well as the latest SFL4J and MySQL JDBC Connector. No code … Continue reading

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Building a socket server with Node.js and Flash CS4

Node.js is very easy to use and very well designed. Today I’m going to build a simple socket server using the sample provided by the Node.js documentation and create a socket client in Flash CS4. Updated July 30, 2010 – … Continue reading

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Getting started with Node.js on Ubuntu 9.10 in about 5 minutes

I recently installed Ubuntu 9.10 on VMWare 6.5 Workstation and wanted to try out Node.js. According to the Node.js website Node is a way to provide an easy way to build scalable network programs. The nice thing about Node is … Continue reading

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