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Understanding how 'Hubs by Mozilla' works

Understanding how 'Hubs by Mozilla' works

This talk was presented at the Mozilla Techspeakers annual meetup in September 2019, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Srushtika Neelakantam

September 28, 2019
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  1. Understanding how works Srushtika Neelakantam | Mozilla TSP meetup Amsterdam,

    September 2019
  2. Mozilla Hubs Spin up an instant (social) VR chat room

    out of the box Srushtika Neelakantam | Mozilla TSP meetup | Amsterdam, September 2019
  3. Srushtika Neelakantam | Mozilla TSP meetup | Amsterdam, September 2019

    Hubs by Mozilla • Built in React JS • Built with A-Frame • Extensively uses the NAF (Networked A-Frame) component
  4. Networked A-Frame (NAF) Developed by Hayden Lee Srushtika Neelakantam |

    Mozilla TSP meetup | Amsterdam, September 2019 https://www.npmjs.com/package/networked-aframe
  5. Data sharing on the web Srushtika Neelakantam | Mozilla TSP

    meetup | Amsterdam, September 2019 HTTP REST requests Long Polling REST requests WebSockets Realtime subscriptions
  6. Publish/Subscribe messaging pattern Source: Ably Realtime: https://www.ably.io Srushtika Neelakantam |

    Mozilla TSP meetup | Amsterdam, September 2019 Realtime messaging infrastructure
  7. Inside a networked component of the Mozilla Hubs project Srushtika

    Neelakantam | Mozilla TSP meetup | Amsterdam, September 2019 https://github.com/mozilla/hubs/blob/master/src/components/tools/networked-drawing.js
  8. Spinning up your own WebSockets server Some open-source options Srushtika

    Neelakantam | Mozilla TSP meetup | Amsterdam, September 2019 ws faye- websocket Socket Cluster Socket.io SockJS Websocketd
  9. NAF primarily implements Socket.io and EasyRTC Srushtika Neelakantam | Mozilla

    TSP meetup | Amsterdam, September 2019 https://github.com/networked-aframe/networked-aframe/blob/master/server/easyrtc-server.js
  10. Thankyou! If not Telegram, we can catch up on Twitter

    @Srushtika :)