PubSub Huddle

Topics covered at #pubsubhuddle

Friday, 23rd September in London

Marek Majkowski, Martin Sustrik, Andy Piper and Julien Genestoux spoke.


PubSub Huddle is a one-day conference and hackfest for developers. If you have a project (or a project in mind) that uses messaging, we'll help you with it.

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The Future of Messaging

Martin Sústrik will show how 0MQ solves some of these problems and introduce you to SP, a protocol initiative focused on systematically solving these challenges.

Martin Sustrik

Martin Sústrik is an expert in the field of messaging middleware. He participated in the creation and reference implementation of the AMQP standard.

Introducing MQTT

MQ Telemetry Transport is a protocol designed particularly with the Internet of Things in mind - it's small, lightweight, and works well over unreliable or low-bandwidth networks. Andy Piper will present an overview of where MQTT came from, how to use it, and the many places in which it is already being used.

Andy Piper

Andy Piper is widely known as a Social Bridgebuilder and speaker, and is a Staff Developer Advocate at Twitter. His passions span a wide variety of areas: cloud, devops, mobile devices, the Internet of Things, Arduino and similar technologies, social computing, education, LEGO, and photography. He is based in London, UK.

Realtime web: Not there yet!

In this talk, Marek will look at messaging for web apps, explain why even WebSockets that worked would solve only a part of a problem, and set out what can be done about it.

Marek Majkowski

After fruitful encounters with such diverse topics as programming industrial robots or exploiting every hidden feature of TCP/IP options for tracing networking traffic, Marek settled for 'scalability' as his main field of interest

PubSub for the web : PubSubHubbub, XMPP and Superfeedr

The web was built around a client to server architecture. It currently relies on “polling” pattern in which the clients have to ask the servers about the data they care about.

Julien Genestoux

Julien Genestoux is the founder of Superfeedr.com. Superfeedr fetches and parses RSS or Atom feeds on behalf of its users and then pushes the new entries into the feeds. It is now the leading realtime feed provider on the web and hosts the vast major

Lightning Talks/Hacking & Discussion!

The afternoon will start with a batch of lightning talks, then proceed into hacking and discussion.


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