I/O devices for your Linux PC.
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Empty Event-Driven Daemon with CLI
The "Empty Event-Driven Daemon" (eedd) makes it easy to build
programs that respond to external events. While intended for
robotics, you may find it useful for network daemons as well.
The defining feature of the empty daemon is that you can
use command line tools to modify internal variables while the
program is running. It also has a lightweight publish/subscribe
mechanism for ASCII data.
A Short Tutorial on
update a web page with the response to a web request. This
short tutorial shows how to use XMLHttpRequest() to asynchronously
display the output of a named pipe (FIFO) on a web page.
/dev/fanout : A One-To-Many
- The fanout device is a FIFO that copies its input to
all processes that are reading from it, making it a
one-to-many multiplexer. Fanout may be that simple,
broadcast IPC that you've been looking for.
A new version includes a bug fix and more comments by
Edwin van den Oetelaar.