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Archive for March, 2008

Scott JavaScript RegExp Tool Available

There are times when I just need to process some text quickly and efficiently. Regular Expressions are very well suited to this task, and now I’ve released my own JavaScript Regular Expressions tool for just this purpose.

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Scott First Steps to Comet: Orbited in PHP

I’ve recently become interested in Comet, as a web technology, and Orbited, as a Comet server. For anyone else starting down this path, I thought I’d write up the summary of this weekend’s quick foray into event-driven server-sent-messaging goodness.

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Scott Comet for Web Games

For those not familiar with Comet, you’re either not a front end web developer or you’ve been kept in the dark. To sum it up quickly, Comet is a technology like Ajax. While Ajax basically consists of an asynchronous request by the client to the server, followed by the server’s response, Comet is a bit different. In Comet the client establishes a connection (or makes a request) to the server, and then generally keeps that connection open for the server to send responses back to the client on its own schedule.

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