Andre's post: Rev and the Web...
briany at qldlearning.com
Fri Dec 26 14:48:41 CST 2008
Read the docs on sockets. It's actually not that much harder that what
you describe below, but you're going to have to at least try it =).
Once you have a few handlers working, you can have your own higher
put "127.0.0.1:8080" into myServer
open socket to myServer
write myClientMessage to myServer
accept connections on port 8080 with message "clientConnection"
on clientConnection tSocket
read from tSocket until empty with message "myClientMessage"
on myClientMessage tData
bla bla bla
If you really want a game server, you're gonna have to work at the
socket level. The above IS "high level" socket programming. As you've
mentioned, you don't want to just fetch URLs which is the point at
which xTalk really abstracts away the details.
> Thanks Bill. I hope you are going to provide this functionality
> wrapped into xTalk's easy message passing protocol...
> send myClientMessage to myServer
> on myClientMessage
> do blablabla
> end myClientMessage
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