Anyone set up a client/server application using stream tubes?
Benjamin M. Schwartz
bmschwar at fas.harvard.edu
Mon Oct 27 11:57:28 EDT 2008
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Faisal Anwar wrote:
> Thanks, I'll check out Etoys further to see how it is done there. I've
> looked through Read already and have already documented a similar pattern in
> the Almanac. I was hoping to document some more advanced uses of stream
> tubes where users can share binary or large-sized data on demand (rather
> than just at startup for initializing an activity, which is what is done in
> Read). I've been finding it epecially challenging to use the stream tubes in
> conjunction with threads, which would allow such repeated sharing to occur
> without blocking the larger functionality of the activity.
You may also be interested in the Distance activity, which uses
multithreading and stream tubes for collaboration without blocking the UI.
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