Integrate Server-Sent Events in your Apple Watch for WatchOS 2

Real-time data animation in your Apple Watch with A few months back, I demonstrated how to animate data in Real-Time in your iOS applications using with a New York Times API (see my blogpost here). With the growing success of smartwatches and the launch of the Apple Watch a couple years ago, a lot of companies[…]


How to inject Query Params and HTTP headers

This is the second post of a “How to” series which aims to highlight simple but yet powerful features of In my previous post I explained the different options to configure the polling frequency. Today will focus on the ability of proxy to inject custom query parameters or HTTP Headers while performing the request against a target[…]


Add compression to Server-Sent events with Undertow

Introduction With this post, we’ll tell you how we added compression support to a Server-Sent Events server built with Undertow. Our goal was to validate that this compressed flow would directly be understood by our favorite browsers: Chrome, Firefox, Safari, even IE, and possibly more… The context At, we build up an incremental API cache[…]


Integrating with node.js

Simple integration of with node.js Integrating with node.js or any runtime environment is simple. We already demonstrated such integration with Android, iOS or various Javascript environments like Angular.js, Riot.js in previous posts. These are just a few examples, you’ll find more by checking out our blog. But let’s focus on how to leverage[…]

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Android StockTwits real-time feed is a service acting as a reverse proxy that translates REST APIs into a stream of data. In this tutorial, we will show you step-by-step how to use in an Android App to display a real-time feed of Stocktwits $EURUSD symbol. 1. Install Android Studio & SDK If you haven’t already, follow this[…]


Realtime event-driven app with Riot, Xignite and

The purpose of this post is to guide you through the steps and help you create a JavaScript even-driven app using Riot.js  (a React-like user interface micro-library) and to display exchange rates provided by Xignite API in realtime. Riot.js will be helpful not only to create reusable web components, but also to develop an application based on an event-driven architecture,[…]


Benchmark: Server-Sent Events vs polling

1. Introduction “ is a real-time cache proxy allowing you to poll JSON REST APIs and push updates to clients”. Ok, sounds great. Indeed, the features provided are exactly what you need but what is the impact on your performances?  Here, we want to talk about performance, from the client, to the backend, with figures,[…]