To install the package follow the normal go package installtion. The go.net websocket package may need to be installed manually, and mercurial is require to pull from that repo.
go get code.google.com/p/go.net/websocket go get github.com/jasondelponte/Apollo
**Notes: gauryburd/go-websocket no longer exists. If I get a chance I'll update the project to use gorilla/websock instead.
Apollo -r="/goapps/apollo" -a="192.168.1.128" -s=true -p=8080
I've verified the canvas and websockets work with the below platforms. IE 9 doesn't support websockets, and i dont have IE 10 installed.
iOS 4.3 + (works extremely well with its hardware acceleration) Android 4.0 w/ Chrome browser (stock browser doesn't support websockets, but canvas performance is really bad) Chrome 17 + FireFox 11 +
I'm very interested in Go Lang and decided to try building simple applications with it. This app exercises some go's paralle event driven capabilities. While at the same time I'm playing around with the json encode/deocder, and websockets.
I haven't added the input controls from the client to the backend yet. To be honest I'm not even really sure where I want to take this yet. But I think I've found a good starting point.
The only packages Apollo depends on at the moment are: go.net's websocket and guryburd/go-websocket. I currently am including both websocket packages until I can evaluate them better. By default go.net's websocket is being used, but if you want to switch to guryburd's websocket use the command line arg, "-w gb".