[zeromq-dev] Using ZeroMQ on the Windows Phone 7.1/5 Mango Platform

Martin Sustrik sustrik at 250bpm.com
Mon Jan 2 12:36:14 CET 2012


Hi Nick,

> I've taken a look at the JavaScript binding, and it's very clever.
> However, it sidesteps JavaScript's lack of socket support by cheating
> and using a Flash object for socket support.
>
> The annoying thing about Windows Phone 7.5 is that the socket
> functionality IS there, but not available, as it is used by the
> higher-level HttpWebRequest classes etc. It's just that raw sockets
> are not available to the (non-OEM) developer.
>
> I think I'm going to have a go at the Android version first!

I guess you'll have to. Device that doesn't offer such basic 
functionality as sockets is probably not even worth of developing for.

Martin



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