Re: stock brocking web application
Presently I need to make a web application similar to stock broking
application. i.e. when a user logs in .. he will be seeing a set of 50
records ( stocks ) which are read from a db and shown on ui. Now there
is a perl utility in backend that is changing these 50 records
( stocks ) based on some business logic I want to make a UI thats
"real time" some kind of observer pattern for each record ( stock ).
As soon as the record ( stock value ) changes it should be updated on
ui. I dont want to go with the old way of "pooling" thats dont want to
refresh the whole screen after 5 seconds or so ... One more thing i
have to use java ( jsp , jsf , applets etc ) ... I am looking
forward from suggestion from you guys how can i make such an
application .. high level architecture ...
Actually you have two issues:
A) update the clients from web app
B) update the web app from the database
Options for A are:
A2) Use Java applet or Flash client side that has a socket and let your
web app push updates out on all sockets
Options for B are:
B1) poll, make another JDBC call
B2) change the Perl script to make a call to the Java web app,
either SOAP/HTTP or plain socket, either send the data to
the web app and let it update the database or just send a
B3) if the database supports triggers/SP's in Java/C#/C++/similar, then
create a trigger on the tables that notifies the Java web app,
either SOAP/HTTP or plain socket
My recommendations would be:
preferred = A2 + B2
alternative = A2 + B3
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