Really pleased to see my realtime commenting system blog post appearing on Smashing Magazine. The post took a reasonable amount of time to write but I really like the way that the application is built from near-scratch and is progressively enhanced, first with AJAX and then realtime web functionality.

Big thanks to Bryce Wilson of for putting the HTML5, WebSockets (connectivity) and Pusher image together.

You can read the "How To Build A Real-Time Commenting System" post on Smashing Magazine now. And here’s the tweet from @smashingmag:

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