▲ 5 ▼ Server side long polling library for Go
Announcing the first release of the Go library go-longpoll (package longpoll) that provides an implementation of the long polling mechanism of the PubSub pattern.
Although the primary purpose of the library is to aid the development of web applications, the library provides no specific web handlers and can be used in other distributed applications. Long polling is a technique to notify client applications about updates on the server. It is often used in writing web application as a substitute for the push technique, however can be used in other distributed applications.