Real Time Weekly #242: August 13, 2018

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How to build an HTML chatbox


Aug 2
How to build a real-time chat app using ChatKit and Pusher.

Building an npm search bot with WhatsApp and Twilio


Aug 2
How to use Twilio Programmable SMS and Twilio Functions to build a Bot that searches npm packages via Whatsapp.

How to Build a Video Conference Application with WebRTC & Kurento Media Server


Aug 3
A great starting point to learn Kurento, which is an open source media server.

In-app browsers, I forgive thee not


Aug 5
Lee Martin
What’re the issues you might found when running WebRTC on in-app browsers and how you can detect this.

Suspending Simulcast Streams for Savvy Streamlining (Brian Baldino)


Aug 6
Brian Baldino
Jitsi has added a new feature called “off-stage layer suppression” which reduces CPU and bandwidth consumption, improving video quality.

Making a User Media Preview Component


Aug 7
Austin Kurpuis
Great tutorial about how to build a WebRTC Media Preview component which allows you to choose which devices to use for audio and video.

How to Show SMS Notifications in the Browser with Angular, Node.JS, and Ably


Aug 7
How you can use Node.js and Express to receive an SMS with Nexmo SMS API, and send it via Ably to a web browser.

Ably Realtime tutorials page 


Aug 8
Checkout the new Ably Realtime tutorials page where you’ll find a lots of tutorials for all the expertise levels.

Upcoming Events 

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OpenTok Hackathon
July 16 – August 20, 2018
Join the HackToBox Slack group and jump to the #arlivevideo Slack channel to get started

TADHack Global
October 13 – 14, 2018

14th Annual Real-Time Communications Conference, Expo & Hackathon
Chicago, IL

IIT RTC Conference – October 15 – 17, 2018
The Conference is located at IIT Hermann Hall
3241 South Federal, Chicago, IL 60616.

IPTComm – October 16, 2018

San Francisco, CA
November 5 – 9, 2018

November 13 – 14, 2018

AWS re: Invent conference
November 26 – 30, 2018

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