Please read things more carefully before responding... I was answering
the question, not asking it.
2009/4/21 David Négrier <d.negr...@thecodingmachine.com>:
> Hi Stuart,
> Indeed, in order to create a chat, you need to be able to push messages
> from the server to the browser.
> There are several techniques in order to do that.
> One is the long polling technique (or Reverse Ajax). It requires a lot of
> The other is going through a Flash server.
> In both cases, it is quite time consuming to implement correctly those,
> especially for all browsers.
> I would advice you to use existing libraries or services in order to
> implement your chat.
> Here are 2 solutions:
> You can try Xaja (http://www.thecodingmachine.com/ext/xaja). This is an
> open-source Reverse Ajax framework.
> Or you can use Apideo (http://www.apideo.com). This is service including a
> service is free for non commercial use.
> Disclaimer: I've been involved in both project, so this is not a definitive
> list. There might be other projects allowing you to do so.
> On Tue, 21 Apr 2009 11:57:08 +0100, Stuart <stut...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> 2009/4/20 Nitsan Bin-Nun <nit...@binnun.co.il>:
>>> Hi Guys,
>>> I have created few chats in the past, but I'm trying to create a new one
>>> which saves on HTTP requests and do not become an overkill to the server
>>> more users get in.
>>> The chat is a one on one, I'm trying to achieve this:
>>> * A user sends a message
>>> * The message is not saved/save temporarily on the server
>>> * The message is showed to the other user
>>> Any ideas how i should implement this?
>>> I have no idea how to build it in the most efficiency way, any notes or
>>> recommendations or
>>> anything that I should pay attention to during development will be very
>> Not sure what you mean by "chats" but is it anything like this...
>> If so then I'm happy to talk about how I implemented it. Unfortunately
>> I can't release the code because it was developed for a client, but
>> it's pretty simple in concept.
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