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A different direction for the web interface?

A project log for r0ck candy Pirate Radio

r0ck candy is a social, portable pirate radio station stuffed in a candy container

mark gundersonmark gunderson 02/04/2016 at 21:590 Comments

The three main functions the web interface needs to provide are:

Originally HTML and some form of CGI seemed like the way to go. This is an offline hack and not a hardened, web-scale app, right? Well, in the last few days of research and noodling in VMs, I'm increasingly leaning toward a Node.js stack. The speed at which I went from...

npm init

...to a live chat app was a revelation. No lengthy server config files, no permissions jungle to navigate, just a few lines of javascript. Seems to do chat really easily, too.

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