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janne jounivich
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Hi guys,

I am wondering this is the right forum to post the description of what I would like my web app to be alike.

I am planning to create web app where users after they have logged in the app they would have possibility of following the browsing of other users. I would like the app to pop up a new window with contents of what the other user are seeing in their browsers.

I assume that this is possible to implement by means of socket(network) programming. But as being new to sockets, I appreciate if you guys could give me some hints and clues how to approach the topic!

JRGulf
 
Ulf Dittmer
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Hello "janne RockGulf"-

On your way in you may have missed that we have a policy on screen names here at JavaRanch. Basically, it must consist of a first name, a space, and a last name, and not be obviously fictitious. Since yours does not conform with it, please take a moment to change it, which you can do right here.

As to your question, no socket programming is necessary. The web server just needs to keep track of which content/URL users are accessing, and serve that in a suitable format to a suitably privileged user (maybe after a login).
[ February 01, 2008: Message edited by: Ulf Dittmer ]
 
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