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loading socket.io using require.js
// Require.js allows us to configure shortcut alias
require.config({
// The shim config allows us to configure dependencies for
// scripts that do not call define() to register a module
shim: {
'socketio': {
exports: 'io'
},
'underscore': {
exports: '_'
},
'backbone': {
deps: [
'underscore',
'jquery'
],
exports: 'Backbone'
}
},
paths: {
jquery: 'jquery.min',
underscore: 'lodash.min',
backbone: 'backbone',
socketio: '../socket.io/socket.io',
}
});
define([
'jquery',
'backbone',
'socketio',
], function( $, Backbone, io ) {
var socket = io.connect('http://localhost');
socket.on('news', function (data) {
console.log(data);
socket.emit('my other event', { my: 'data' });
});
//Ready to write Backbone Models and Socket.io communication protocol in here :)
});
@nullivex
nullivex commented Nov 5, 2013

Thanks this helped me get that working.

@CurtisSV

This saved me a lot of frustration! Thanks!

@felixhammerl

my lazyness thanks you :)

@korczis
korczis commented Jan 23, 2014

great!

@srlm-io
srlm-io commented Apr 15, 2014

The most recent version of socket.io (0.9.16) is AMD compatible, so you don't need to do much at all. For my application the socket.io server is on a different domain, so we can include the path argument to pull the script from the correct location, but if it's on the same domain you could just require \socket.io\socket.io.

    // socket.io serves up the script ready to go. socket.io.js has the following lines:
    // if (typeof define === "function" && define.amd) {
    //   define([], function () { return io; });
    // }

    // All we need to do is tell it the path to our server:
    require.config({
        paths: {
            socketio: 'http://my.cross.domain.server.com/socket.io/socket.io'
        }
    });

    require(['socketio'], function(io) {
        var socket = io.connect('my.cross.domain.server.com');
        console.log('socket connected');
    });
@hongshan5

thanks very much :)

@EderRoger

Thanks !! Solved my issue!

@flyfly6
flyfly6 commented Aug 7, 2014

great! Thanks very much!

@qkrcjfgus33

Thanks!! ><

@lwiechec

yup, thanks!

@herlon214

thanks :smile:

@web-jenezis

thanks a lot for this tip!!!

@ryang420

Thanks! Fixed my issue.

@Arbaoui-Mehdi

Thank you.

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