Interactive Websites with Comet and DWR

Posted in Conferences, Development, Frameworks, Web Technologies on April 11, 2009

Interactive Websites with Comet and DWR

In this session filmed during QCon London 2008, Joe Walker presents Comet, a long polling AJAX method used for updating the browser’s page, and DWR, a Java library for writing web sites using AJAX.

Joe Walker is lead developer of the DWR framework, and Director of Support and Development at Sitepen UK. He is a frequent speaker at industry events like InfoQ, JavaOne, FoWA and The Ajax Experience. He is an author of Ajax in Practice by Manning, and blogs at and also at

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