interesting project, I'll definitely have a look!
I see that you are using - is it fast enough? You may be better off requiring web sockets in the browser and using
the "ws" library:

Also, I think in the long run we should add support for websockets to the netrek server directly… anyone feel like doing that? :-)

Btw the demo is not working at the moment.


Am 03.04.2012 um 23:34 schrieb Andrew Sillers:
> Just to let you know, I've been working on the browser-based Netrek client, and I have a proof-of-concept up and running on Nodester.  It connects you to as a guest; right now you can do basic dogfighting with torps (and phasers -- phaser-fire events are sent to the server but they aren't currently rendered visually on the client).  It's incredible sparse at the moment: when you die, you'll need to refresh the page to get a new ship.
> The demo is at  If you can't join by clicking on a race, try refreshing.
> It runs pretty slow, but Nodester is a free (but awesome) service that probably isn't providing the same level of bandwidth I'd get from a commercial host (if multiple people follow that link at the same time, expect it to be exceptionally slow).  I also plan to improve rendering speed, so that might improve things a bit as well.
> The code is also up on Github:
> So, it's not much to look at right now, but it's a start!

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