radar

Realtime apps with a high level API based on engine.io

High level API and backend for writing web apps that use real-time information.

See http://radar.zendesk.com/index.html for detailed documentation.

###Installing from scratch:

  • Install and start Redis
  • Install a 0.10.x or better branch of Node, look in http://nodejs.org/dist/
  • git clone git@github.com:zendesk/radar.git
  • npm install
  • npm start

###Installing from NPM:

  • Install and start redis
  • Install a 0.10.x or better branch of Node, look in http://nodejs.org/dist/
  • npm init
  • npm install --save radar
  • create a file called server.js with the contents:
  var http = require('http');
  var Radar = require('radar').server;
 
  var httpServer = http.createServer(function(req, res) {
    res.end('Nothing here.');
  });
 
  // Radar server
  var radar = new Radar();
  radar.attach(httpServer, { redis_host: 'localhost', redis_port: 6379 });
 
  httpServer.listen(8000);
  • node server.js
  • Fork http://github.com/zendesk/radar, clone, make changes (including a Changelog update), commit, push, PR

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