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Ajax push engine

If you've been trying to install the APE Server on Mac OS X, then you probably noticed that you can't use the linux binary - it needs to be built from scratch. This may seem like a daunting task, but it's not that bad!

The first thing we have to do is check that we have all the dependencies. You will need Xcode installed, because we'll be using all the command line tools that come with it. The easiest way is just to download the latest from the app store, and install it. Alternatively, you can get only the essential compilers from pre-built binary packages - thanks to kennethreitz - available here:

jon | August 08, 2012 | Comments (245)

If you've found this article, you probably know what APE is; but for a quick recap, it means AJAX Push Engine. It's great if you want less overhead when transferring a lot of data back and forth - most likely for games, chat or any other interactive applications.

For more information, please check out http://www.ape-project.org/docs/.

jon | August 08, 2012 | Comments (0)