Friday, July 21st, 2006

Asteroid: Seaside Comet Implementation

Category: Comet, Library

Diego Gomez Deck has written an Comet implementation in Seaside (Smalltalk continuations based web framework) called Asteroid.


  • JSON-rpc implementation
  • disconnection handled in browsers
    • manual reconnection
    • automatic reconnection working in IE
  • visual feedback (using
    • rpc
    • connection/disconnection
    • events reception

View a demo

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:46 am

3.8 rating from 14 votes


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Thank you very much for publishing about Asteroid. You have to know it *doesn’t* use Seaside but plain Comanche (a Squeak Web Server).

And you can find a more interesting example at:

It’s a proof of concept of a Squeak’s World drawn in the Browser, using Comet to push the damage-rectangles areas.


— Diego

Comment by Diego Gomez Deck — July 22, 2006

really cool Comet demostration.

Congratulations Diego

Comment by mario henrique — October 16, 2006

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