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PubSubHubBub and the Real-Time Web

Wynn chatted with Julien Genestoux (github/twitter) from Superfeedr about PubSubHubBub, XMPP, Websockets, and the real-time web.

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Show Notes:

  • Superfeedr - pushes realtime data at scale using PubSubHubBub and XMPP.
  • PubSubHubHub - simple, open, server-to-server web-hook-based pubsub (publish/subscribe) protocol as an extension to Atom and RSS.
  • XMPP - Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP) is an open technology for real-time communication and generalized routing of XML data.
  • Discovery links in feeds
  • Superfeeder has some big names among its publishers and subscribers
  • Gowalla demo using websockets and Gowalla’s hub.
  • Twitter’s streaming APIs
  • Considerations for PubSubHubBub vs. XMPP
  • Superfeedr’s GitHub profile
  • EventMachine and Node.js are cool
  • Julien loves Redis, Cassandra, MongoDB
  • Superfeedr’s list of popular feeds, firehose of the blogosphere
  • Redis’ as a pubsub store
  • Chef from Opscode is serious cool for setting up servers

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