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SimonWaldherr / GoRealtimeWeb

Examples how to write realtime web applications in Golang

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Examples how to write realtime web applications in Golang

This repository contains examples for the following real-time implementations:

Most of the long polling systems close the connection after each transmission from the server, with the help of oboe.js this example can handle multiple messages from the server in realtime without closing/reconnecting.


  1. install dependencies
    go get golang.org/x/net/websocket
  2. run the go script
    go run realtimeweb.go
  3. open http://localhost:8000 and choose an example
  4. connect to localhost port 8001 via telnet (
    telnet localhost 8001
  5. have fun


for more informations about real-time technologies you can read this excelent stackoverflow article (AJAX vs Long-Polling vs SSE vs Websockets vs Comet).


MIT (see LICENSE file)

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