A quick overview of a few interesting new web technologies: tornado, node.js and WebSockets. Listen and enjoy!
As always, we’d love to hear your thoughts and dreams and deepest desires.
If you want to learn more, check out these links:
- Tornado homepage
- node.js web page.
- Using Django on top of a Tornado web server.
- Ryan Dahl’s livejournal page (the webcomic seems to be gone though!)
- C10K problem – why webservers need to handle 10,000 concurrent clients and move to event-based IO.
- A nice explanation of long polling and other workarounds