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Beseda is fast, well designed and featured Node.js Pub/Sub server. Beseda offers multiple platform API to develop realtime web applications.

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Beseda

Beseda is fast, well designed and featured Node.js Pub/Sub server. Beseda offers multiple platform API to develop realtime web applications.

Features

  • Bayeux messaging protocol
  • Customizable Pub/Sub engine:
  • Clients:
    • Browser
    • Node.js
    • Console
    • PHP (only redis publisher yet)
    • Ruby (coming soon)
    • Python (coming soon)
  • Security:
    • SSL
    • Connection
    • Publishing
    • Subscribing
  • Horizontal scaling (depends on Pub/Sub engine)
  • Monitor (coming soon)
  • Benchmarks suite

Get started!

  1. Install Node.js

    Read Building and Installing Node.js in wiki.

  2. Get Beseda

    You can install Beseda from npm or get from git repository.

    2.1. Install from npm

    npm install -g beseda

    2.2. Get last unstable version from git

    git clone http://github.com/geometria-lab/Beseda.git

    npm install -g Beseda

  3. Use Beseda

    NOTE: You can find test application in example folder.

    3.1. Run Beseda server

    beseda-server -h 127.0.0.1 -p 4000

    3.3. Create you test.html

    <script src="http://localhost:4000/beseda.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
    <script type="text/javascript">
    
    function say(what) {
        var p = document.createElement('p');
        p.innerHTML = what;
        document.body.appendChild(p);
    }
    
    var beseda = new Beseda({ host : 'localhost', port : 4000 });
    
    beseda.subscribe('/myFavoriteChannel', function(error) {
        say('You are subscribed to "/myFavoriteChannel".');
    });
    
    beseda.on('message', function(channel, message) {
        say(channel + ': "' + message + '"');
    });
    
    </script>
    <body>
    <input type="button" value="Send me a nice message dude..." onclick="beseda.publish('/myFavoriteChannel', 'Nice!');return false"/>
    </body>
    

    3.4 Test it

    Open test.html in you favorite browser

Documentation

Coming soon.

Contributors

Inspired

License

(The BSD license)

Copyright (c) 2011, Geometria Lab ufo@geometria-lab.net

All rights reserved.

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