Friday, July 20th, 2007
Continuing on the ‘Juggernaut for …’ theme, I’ve created Juggernaut for Flex. It’s is basically a port of the flash version of Juggernaut, except you can attach listeners to connect events etc, and you can edit the channel, port and server information before connecting.
Wednesday, June 27th, 2007
Dan Grigsby has written a very thorough and comprehensive piece that takes you through the components of Juggernaut, the concepts behind it and what’s actually happening. I highly recommend it, especially for those who’ve implemented some of the basic Juggernaut examples, and are keen to know more.
Other articles of note on ‘Rails Spikes’ are ‘Simplify […]
Wednesday, June 13th, 2007
For those of you who don’t know, Juggernaut is my plugin that extends Rails to let you use server push (like comet) which allows for all sorts of collaboration - see the Juggernaut site for more information.
Thursday, May 10th, 2007
Nicolas Cavigliano has been working hard on the next version of Juggernaut, some of his new features include:
Unique Identification of clients capability (Can now use user_id instead of session_id for instance)
Add/Remove a channel from a given client without reloading the swf
Send to individual client without use of “channel” methodology
You can check out the latest […]
Monday, May 7th, 2007
I’ve been monitoring the rubyforge news and spotted this. It’s a comet implementation of Juggernaut (rather than using flash) and they use a native push server (so only for linux). They’ve got a good screencast here (the page is in Japanese, but just scroll down).
A lot of work has been going on with Juggernaut by […]
Wednesday, April 4th, 2007
These guys have recently launched. They use juggernaut extensively to enable chat and general collaboration (sharing files etc).
Sunday, March 4th, 2007
Expect some development on Juggernaut in the coming few weeks as I’m giving three new guys svn commit access.
Some of the developments include
Using swf object to make adding flash to the page cleaner and work in more browsers.
Updating the flash to version 9, and using external interface (therefore getting past the vbscript hack).
Loads of bug […]
Wednesday, February 7th, 2007
An issue has come up concerning Juggernaut and xp (both home and pro). For some reason (probably something to do with DOS attacks) xp has a connection limit of about 3000 connections, within a small interval. You shouldn’t really be deploying to xp anyway, but this article may help you to expand that limit.
Thursday, January 4th, 2007
I’ve been meaning to post this for a while. These guys have taken a variation of Juggernaut, called TigerBaumKuchen, and created a simple and friendly chat system.
Monday, October 30th, 2006
Juggernaut is almost ready for its next release. I’ve added the latest version to the svn in the hope that people will have the chance to test it (and catch any potential problems).
New features are:
Event-Machine push server
Things I want to get into the next release:
Actionscript reconnection (after a specified amount of […]