Chicken cam is a webcam proxy/cache thing I wrote for our chicken cam at Buttercup farm. It polls an endpoint on an interval to request a JPEG, which it then stores in memory and serves out to HTTP clients. Kind of a multicast for JPEG's. Or something.
Project outline is on the blog; http://www.velvetcache.org/2013/10/08/building-the-chicken-cam
But why not use...
Seriously, finish that sentence. I'd like to know what I could have used that would have been better, this felt a bit like re-inventing the wheel. Varnish or something probably.
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