Noobhub

Noobhub is a node.js-based multiplayer and network messaging for CoronaSDK, Moai, Gideros & LÖVE

Features

  • Connections are routed through socket server with minimum latency, ideal for action games.
  • Simple interface. Publish/subscribe paradigm in action.
  • Server written on blazing fast node.js.
  • Socket connections, works great through any NAT (local area network), messages delivery is reliable and fast.

Repo includes server code (so you can use your own server) and CoronaSDK/Moai/Gideros client. More clients to come. You can test on my server, credentials are hardcoded in demo project!

Lua code may serve as an example of how LuaSocket library works.


Examples

client.lua

-- connect to the server
hub = noobhub.new({ server = "127.0.0.1"; port = 1337; }); 
 
-- subscribe to a channel and receive callbacks when new json messages arrive
hub:subscribe({
  channel = "hello-world";  
    callback = function(message)
 
        if(message.action == "ping")   then 
            print("Pong!")
        end;
 
    end;
});
 
-- say something to everybody on the channel
hub:publish({
    message = {
        action  =  "ping",
        timestamp = love.timer.getTime()
    }
});

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