Websockets server for node.js
In order to install you will need the npm package manager for node.js. Go to the:
and follow the installation instructions. When you have npm successfully installed do:
npm install platformjs
PlatformJS is intended to be used in combination with your own server. Of course there is the mode to run it as standalone server, which is able to handle requests on its own, but I think more common case will be that server will be attached to your own server you have already created.
Its just enough to call the .listen() method of the main websocket server class to attach it to your server. You can close it whenever you want by calling .close() method of the very same class. And that is basically it.
Run the command:
This will start new server on port 8000.
// Require the platformjs script var pjs = require('platformjs') // Create instance of your server var your_server = http.createServer(...) // Attach websocket server var platformjs = new pjs.Server() platformjs.listen(your_server)
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