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Request for a websocket library
2 projects | reddit.com/r/cpp | 25 Mar 2022
1) websocketpp : https://github.com/zaphoyd/websocketpp
How and where I can learn about Web sockets, APIs, Wrappers to connect with my C++ code?
4 projects | reddit.com/r/cpp_questions | 19 Apr 2021
Learning how to use this library is probably your best bet: https://github.com/zaphoyd/websocketpp
Market Streaming With Polygon and C++
1 project | reddit.com/r/algotrading | 11 Jan 2021
2 projects | reddit.com/r/cpp | 17 Apr 2022
We used beast to implement a market data server(and I think we also did a small client, to test it) which was sending protobuf messages, and it worked great(we also used boost adio, which made it very scalable). When we tested the server, we were generating around 100k messages per second(when there was the biggest activity on the market), I think I've posted here some stats: https://github.com/boostorg/beast/issues/2313.
Suggestions for a minimal and simple http client library?
2 projects | reddit.com/r/cpp_questions | 2 Nov 2021
tuplet: A Lightweight Tuple Library for Modern C++
6 projects | reddit.com/r/cpp | 28 Sep 2021
What are some commonly used or underrated features provided by the Boost library that haven't been yet adopted by the STL?
2 projects | reddit.com/r/cpp | 20 Sep 2021
ASIO Updated in Boost 1.77: Holy Schitte, the NEW FEATURES !!!
1 project | reddit.com/r/cpp | 13 Aug 2021
And Chris wrote this example, which is faster than any of my other examples: https://github.com/boostorg/beast/tree/21cd552399aa8167ed53c21a74f3711c2c316d2f/example/http/server/fast
CMake Part 1 – The Dark Arts
2 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 10 Jul 2021
cmake -h. -Bbuild && cmake --build build
to work about 90% of the time. Far more luck than I've had with autotools.
> Its code is horrifying too, for example:
1) I'm sure I could find some horriffic code in meson too if I went digging. 2) The alternative to this is you having to write something equivalent in your own code, meaning that in my code I don't need to do stuff like  in my code to detect features; my build system handles it for me. 3) CMake supports more platforms and targets than I've ever seen in my life, and likely supports more compilers than are necessary. that's a blessing and a curse, but it means that if I write simple program to run on some crufty microcontroller with a bastardised gcc toolchain from the 90s, it's fairly likely that cmake supports it out of the box. Code like that is the price to pay for that level of support.
cpprestsdk in maintenance mode
17 projects | reddit.com/r/cpp | 8 Jun 2021
If you need an embedded C++ HTTP server then there are plenty of libraries/frameworks (in random order): Crow, RESTinio, Boost.Beast, cpp-httplib, http_backend, Pistache, RestBed, served, proxygen, Simple-Web-Server, drogon, oat++.
Building HTTP Service in C++ (Using Modern Tools)
1 project | dev.to | 5 Dec 2020
The HTTP service and is mostly based on this particular example from Boost Beast library. I modified it, replacing plaintext responses with json, and adding Boost Log library.
What are some alternatives?
C++ REST SDK - The C++ REST SDK is a Microsoft project for cloud-based client-server communication in native code using a modern asynchronous C++ API design. This project aims to help C++ developers connect to and interact with services.
libcurl - A command line tool and library for transferring data with URL syntax, supporting DICT, FILE, FTP, FTPS, GOPHER, GOPHERS, HTTP, HTTPS, IMAP, IMAPS, LDAP, LDAPS, MQTT, POP3, POP3S, RTMP, RTMPS, RTSP, SCP, SFTP, SMB, SMBS, SMTP, SMTPS, TELNET and TFTP. libcurl offers a myriad of powerful features
POCO - The POCO C++ Libraries are powerful cross-platform C++ libraries for building network- and internet-based applications that run on desktop, server, mobile, IoT, and embedded systems.
libwebsockets - canonical libwebsockets.org networking library
µWebSockets - Simple, secure & standards compliant web server for the most demanding of applications
RESTinio - Cross-platform, efficient, customizable, and robust asynchronous HTTP/WebSocket server C++14 library with the right balance between performance and ease of use
cpp-netlib - The C++ Network Library Project -- cross-platform, standards compliant networking library.
Proxygen - A collection of C++ HTTP libraries including an easy to use HTTP server.
nghttp2 - nghttp2 - HTTP/2 C Library and tools