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andregoncalves
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Twitter streaming directly to browser with Node.js and HTML5 websockets

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h1. Twitter Node.js WebSockets Example

Quick experiment of direct streaming from twitter to the browser, with no polling, using Node.js. (Follow up to Ruben Fonseca "version":http://github.com/rubenfonseca/twitter-amqp-websocket-example with Ruby and AMQP)

More info "here":http://bit.ly/71uZNv.

h2. Requirements:

  • Node.js.
  • HTML5 WebSockets capable browser.

h2. How To:

  • Download and install node.js (instructions "here":http://nodejs.org/#download).
  • Download the project from "github":http://github.com/andregoncalves/twitter-nodejs-websocket.
  • Start the server: @node server.js @.
  • Open @[email protected] with a WebSocket compatible browser (Chrome or Webkit nightly).

h2. Libraries used:

  • "Minimal websocket library":http://github.com/ncr/node.ws.js for node.js from Jacek Becela.

Andre Goncalves ("@andregoncalves":http://twitter.com/andregoncalves)

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