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Real Time Editing with Sockets, Node and Redis

2010-05-26 00:00:00 +0100 by Alex R. Young

In Real-time Collaborative Editing with Web Sockets, Node.js &
Redis

Lakshan Perera discusses realie, a
real-time editor built with web sockets, Node, and Redis. To understand
the concept, check out Etherpad.

There's a video preview of the project:


Lakshan discusses the reasoning behind using Node in his post, and
points out why Node is a good choice for this type of project. He also
mentions
google-diff-match-patch -- the diff library he's using, which is available for JavaScript.