cogBackend support for Realtime Applications using the Netflux API.
TypeJAR
Developed by

Yann Flory, Caleb James DeLisle

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LicenseGNU Lesser General Public License 2.1
Installable with the Extension Manager

Description

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This extension was created by XWiki labs with the support of the research project OpenPaas::NG.

This is the backend support for Realtime Applications using the Netflux API.

You probably don't want to install this directly but if you are interested in building a realtime editor, especially an editor based on ChainPad, this may provide the middleware support you need. Note that this extension makes use of the XWiki Websocket Extension which requires a firewall exception for the websocket port (the default port number is 8093) see the XWiki Websocket Extension for more information.

Netflux is a client transport API used in XWiki for realtime applications. This implementation is based on WebSocket and communications between the server and the client can be done following this protocol

A Netflux frontend extension will be released soon and will make it very easy to tranform something into "realtime"
This extension is used by RtWiki (versions > 1.18) and RtWysiwyg (versions > 1.16).

Prerequisites & Installation Instructions

We recommend using the Extension Manager to install this extension (Make sure that the text "Installable with the Extension Manager" is displayed at the top right location on this page to know if this extension can be installed with the Extension Manager). Note that installing Extensions when being offline is currently not supported and you'd need to use some complex manual method.

You can also use the manual method which involves dropping the JAR file and all its dependencies into the WEB-INF/lib folder and restarting XWiki.

Dependencies

Dependencies for this extension (org.xwiki.contrib:xwiki-contrib-netflux 1.3):

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Created by Yann Flory on 2016/05/18 17:20
    

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