Silverlight is an interesting RichUI for delivering applications over the web. Silverlight also has an option for socket communications starting from 4031 etc., for about 30 ports. So we also have the option of delivering live updates for silverlight over network sockets which would be very efficient live updates. But currently we are restricting ourselves [...]

After the first experiment with a JMS bridge to directly connect from our FlyComet to ActiveMQ, we realized that it is not a reliable model. There are many times where you don’t have the state of activemq connections properly available. At times the connections get dropped and it is difficult to ascertain if we are [...]

There are three important steps of using FlyComet. Install and configure ActiveMQ on the PC/server where you want to run the publisher. Generally it is just a download Unzip Make sure your JAVA_HOME is set to the right folder run the ACTIVE_MQ_HOMEbinactivemq.bat or install the windows service and run the service You can access the [...]

Comet implementation in IIS is a challenging task as Web servers are not built for maintaining live connections. COMET as everyone would know is the technology for sending live updates (or server push) to the listening clients. The web servers are built as a request-response servers and not as a persistent updaters. In our case, [...]