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Vert.x and the async calls chain

Vert.x is a nice polyglot library to write reactive applications. Based on the multi-reactor pattern, the core concept of Vert.x is the event loop that dispatches work/events to handlers. The event loop is single threaded. But you can have multiple event loops (hence, the multi-reactor pattern). What you will read about in this post: A Classic “Hello[…]

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

Real-time data animation in your Apple Watch with Streamdata.io A few months back, I demonstrated how to animate data in Real-Time in your iOS applications using Streamdata.io 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[…]

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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 Streamdata.io. In my previous post I explained the different options to configure the polling frequency. Today will focus on the ability of Streamdata.io proxy to inject custom query parameters or HTTP Headers while performing the request against a target[…]

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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 Streamdata.io, we build up an incremental API cache[…]

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Integrating Streamdata.io with node.js

Simple integration of Streamdata.io with node.js Integrating Streamdata.io 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

Streamdata.io 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 streamdata.io 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[…]

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Realtime event-driven app with Riot, Xignite and Streamdata.io

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 Streamdata.io 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,[…]