MVC loves Websockets

package main

import (


func main() {
    app := iris.New()
    // load templates.
    app.RegisterView(iris.HTML("./views", ".html"))

    // render the ./views/index.html.
    app.Get("/", func(ctx iris.Context) {

    mvc.Configure(app.Party("/websocket"), configureMVC)
    // Or mvc.New(app.Party(...)).Configure(configureMVC)

    // http://localhost:8080

func configureMVC(m *mvc.Application) {
    ws := websocket.New(websocket.Config{})
    // http://localhost:8080/websocket/iris-ws.js
    m.Router.Any("/iris-ws.js", websocket.ClientHandler())

    // This will bind the result of ws.Upgrade which is a websocket.Connection
    // to the controller(s) served by the `m.Handle`.

var visits uint64

func increment() uint64 {
    return atomic.AddUint64(&visits, 1)

func decrement() uint64 {
    return atomic.AddUint64(&visits, ^uint64(0))

type websocketController struct {
    // Note that you could use an anonymous field as well, it doesn't matter, binder will find it.
    // This is the current websocket connection, each client has its own instance of the *websocketController.
    Conn websocket.Connection

func (c *websocketController) onLeave(roomName string) {
    // visits--
    newCount := decrement()
    // This will call the "visit" event on all clients, except the current one,
    // (it can't because it's left but for any case use this type of design)
    c.Conn.To(websocket.Broadcast).Emit("visit", newCount)

func (c *websocketController) update() {
    // visits++
    newCount := increment()

    // This will call the "visit" event on all clients, including the current
    // with the 'newCount' variable.
    // There are many ways that u can do it and faster, for example u can just send a new visitor
    // and client can increment itself, but here we are just "showcasing" the websocket controller.
    c.Conn.To(websocket.All).Emit("visit", newCount)

func (c *websocketController) Get( /* websocket.Connection could be lived here as well, it doesn't matter */ ) {
    c.Conn.On("visit", c.update)

    // call it after all event callbacks registration.

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