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Ben Nadel
On User Experience (UX) Design, JavaScript, ColdFusion, Node.js, Life, and Love.


Member since Aug 3, 2010

Recent Blog Comments By Johan

  • Long Polling Experiment With jQuery And ColdFusion

    Posted on Aug 3, 2010 at 4:44 PM

    Yes - Robert's example is just polling every 5 seconds. The problem with that is scaling and speed of updates. As you add more users you add more requests. To make the updates timely you have to poll faster making the problem worse. With sockets the server pushes the updates to the clients without... read more »