[fpc-pascal] CustHttpApp and HP httperf tool
Michael Van Canneyt
michael at freepascal.org
Tue Jun 10 11:47:54 CEST 2014
On Tue, 10 Jun 2014, Michael Schnell wrote:
> On 06/10/2014 10:38 AM, Michael Van Canneyt wrote:
>> Websockets are good when the server needs to push similar data at high
>> speed, no more, no less.
> I understand that websocket is a TCP/IP protocol that (after being opened due
> to commands communicated via HTTP) stays open and hence provides a pipe that
> both sites can push data in.
More or less, yes.
> This potentially might be suitable to allow the server (i.e. the fast-cgi
> program) to send state-messages to the browser (e.g.in order to create a
Check e.g. the "leap motion" device.
It uses a websocket to stream the skeleton tracking data to whoever wants it.
This I consider a good example of the use of a websocket.
IMO a web-gui that needs a stateful server part is suicide (it doesn't scale at all),
and therefor I consider that a bad example.
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