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Author Topic: Alternative to WebOrb and to RemoteObject  (Read 5985 times)
carnageblood
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« on: April 17, 2008, 11:36:14 »

While browsing the demos and the forum I realized many people use RemoteObject for remoting and i wanted to point a very nice AS3 remoting library called SSR (Super Simple Remoting). Features like caching and paging makes it a great alternative to RemoteObject!
Links :
http://www.osflash.org/projects/ssr/
http://blog.rubyamf.org/?p=103
Also regarding Rails remoting there is a plugin named RubyAMF that I think is better than WebOrb for Rails
because it doesn't require configuration files and it's faster.
These two should definitely be checked out!
Please post your opinion!
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Rhysyngsun
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« Reply #1 on: April 17, 2008, 11:52:00 »

I tried WebOrb for PHP and found it to be too bulky for my purposes. I chose to move to AMFPHP instead due to its small filesize and similar feature set. All I really want from a remoting gateway is the ability to easily configure and add services and to have code access security. WebOrb seems more suited for enterprise level applications where you need a commercially supported product. I've also found PHPAMF to be faster as well.

I'll have to look into SSR in depth soon.
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« Reply #2 on: April 23, 2008, 10:46:18 »

SSR is very nice!
I use it for Flash and Flex applications. It gives me one method of remote calling to work with.

Cheers,

Pascal
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