Lautaro Fernández announced the first beta version of Meteoroid, a Comet-based framework running on top of Seaside.
It allows you to create "live" web application in a few steps - you can trigger changes to connected web browsers by using an observer-like mechanism. Each time the model changes, an announcement is triggered and data being pushed from the server to a special div in the browser.
- the project page
- a prepackaged download based on the VisualWorks VM and image
- a screencast how to install the project yourself
Just start the image with the virtual machine executable and start two or more browsers on http://localhost:8080/seaside. Anytime you change (for instance the shared counter application) the other browsers will update. Nice ...