in reply to Re^2: Graphics: OpenGL in Perl/Tk ... with GLUT
in thread Graphics: OpenGL in Perl/Tk ... with GLUT

JavaScript doesn't have what you would call an "event loop", it uses callbacks to react to events. As for cyclic stuff (rendering, physics, etc), you just use setInterval().

As far as communication with the Perl backend, i make extensive use of Websockets. It really depends on your webserver setup on how you do that, but with my own webserver i use a (slightly adapted) version of Protocol::WebSocket::Frame

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