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Dec 04, 2017 Creating A Chat Application In Diffusion 6.0

Diffusion enables the creation of scalable real-time solutions on mobile, browser or desktop. Our latest release, Diffusion 6.0, includes new features to simplify development of collaborative applications, like real-time text chat. In this article, we’ll discuss a...

Jun 16, 2017 London Bike Hire Station Real-Time Update Application – Use Case

In July of 2010, the London Bike Hire Scheme, operated under Transport for London (TfL), was launched. Over the years the characteristic bicycles have become an integral part of London transport, beside the London Tube, black...

Apr 17, 2017 Getting started with JSON & Binary in the JS client

With the release of Diffusion 5.7 two new topic types have been introduced; JSON & Binary. The former is especially useful for users of the JavaScript client, since JSON is the defacto standard for handling data in web-applications...

Jan 31, 2017 Controlling subscriptions to topics with permissions

There are times when you want to let your end-user clients subscribe to any topic they fancy. And there are times when you want to be able to exert a little control and curation over...

Nov 21, 2016 Reliable Reconnect

DiffusionTM communication is composed of discrete messages. Each client sends various types of message to its server, and separately receives messages from the server. There are messages that carry new values for subscribed topics; application messages sent...

Nov 01, 2016 Building the Usage Based Insurance App – pt 2

Following on from part 1 of this blog series, we’ll next look at how the demo is constructed, the Bluemix services we used, and how they interact with each other. As mentioned previously, there are...

Oct 18, 2016 Building the Usage Based Insurance App – pt 1

This will be a four-part blog, describing how we can change the world of auto insurance using realtime analytics and optimized communication for devices connected via an unreliable mobile network. We’ll be looking at the...

Sep 16, 2016 Building on Value Streams

In DiffusionTM 5.7 we introduced data types, value streams, Binary topics and JSON topics. Together they streamline much of the work that previously would have required application code, but they still don’t do everything. Value streams are...

Sep 15, 2016 Solve Android Long Tail Problems for Better App Experiences

We know you love developing for Android. Its APIs are in familiar Java making for an easy entry into developing. The open platform provides you deeper access to a device’s operating system. The quick approval...

Sep 13, 2016 Fast Data Needs to be Fast End to End

Talk to any of the integration vendors today and they will, at some point, mention fast data. The analysts will do the same. Go back a few years and the conversation was all about big...