Tag Archives: websocket

Trending Meetup groups with Redis and Java EE

This is an application which displays the currently trending Meetup groups based on their (live) RSVPs feed. It’s built using Java EE 7 (uses WebSocket client & server APIs, Singleton EJB timers and CDI events to wire things up) and … Continue reading

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Github: WebSocket applications…

I recently pushed a couple of WebSocket samples to Github. Both are based around the notion of a chat service – a canonical WebSocket example! These were originally meant to serve as additional material to the Java WebSocket API Handbook in order … Continue reading

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Quick tip: managing Stateful EJBs in WebSocket endpoints

@Stateful EJBs can be injected in WebSocket endpoints (supported by the WebSocket specification). There is an one-to-one association between the WebSocket client & endpoint (which is by default) as well as the injected Stateful EJB instance, which makes it an good candidate for storing … Continue reading

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WebSocket endpoint as Singleton EJB

By default … … a WebSocket implementation creates a new (server) endpoint instance per client. In case you need a single instance, you can implement this using a custom ServerEndpointConfig.Configurator (by overriding the getEndpointInstance method) The catch: you might have to sacrifice some … Continue reading

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New release: Java WebSocket API handbook

Happy to announce the initial release of the Java WebSocket API handbook. This is still a work in progress but moving at a strady pace. You can read this on Gitbook or grab your PDF/ePub/Mobi version from Leanpub   Here is … Continue reading

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Using Asynchronous timeouts in the Java WebSocket API

Sending messages in an asynchronous manner avoid blocking the sending thread. This is a great where your solution needs to scale in order to support a large number of clients. But there is a limit on how long can we … Continue reading

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WebSocket and CDI integration.. again..

In one of my older blog posts, I had written about what does not work as far as WebSocket and CDI integration within the Java EE Platform 😉 This one talks about what’s possible with CDI in terms of Dependency Injection Interceptors … Continue reading

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Configuring WebSocket server endpoints

WebSocket Server endpoint configuration Before we dive into the details, here is a quick snapshot of the related interfaces Class/Interface Description ServerEndpointConfig A derivative of EndpointConfig interface which is specific for configuration related to server side WebSocket endpoints ServerEndpointConfig.Configurator An … Continue reading

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Deploying WebSocket annotated & programmatic server endpoints together

One of my previous blog post discussed Programmatic WebSocket endpoints and their deployment methodology using the javax.server.ServerApplicationConfig class. When annotated and programmatic endpoints co-exist… you have to make use of the a custom implementation of ServerApplicationConfig and explicitly return set … Continue reading

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Java Websocket containers: the possibilities

The Java Websocket API (JSR 356) specification supports different containers Good old Java EE 7 app servers – since Websocket API is integrated directly into the Java EE 7 Platform Servlet 3.1 containers Standalone containers – for runtimes which are … Continue reading

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