Race Report & Photos: 2013 Lincoln Park Sprint triathlon

Race Report & Photos: 2013 Lincoln Park Sprint triathlon
Today a few friends and myself took part in the 2013 Lincoln Park sprint triathlon. Held at the Lincoln Park community lake, a local sprint triathlon that features a short and calm “500yd” lake swim, followed by a fast and flat 10-mile loop bike course and a 5k run. This year we would be doing ...

2013 Sunset Classic 5 mi. Run

2013 Sunset Classic 5 mi. Run
Today a bunch of friends of mine plus about 600 other participants took part in the 25th edition of the Bloomfield Sunset Classic 5 miler. What makes this race unique is that its held in the early evening on a weeknight typically in the humid and hot weather of a  NJ summer. Its a very ...

Websockets : PHP code complete tutorial client & server 39

Websockets : PHP code complete tutorial client & server
Step-by-step to build a simple HTML5 using a PHP server for true server-push websocket communications I’m going to demo how you can create a simple and easy echo server, and communicate bidirectionally with various web clients.  The ability for the server to send (or “push“) communications to the client (browser) at any moment provides a ...

Race Report: 2013 Wyckoff triathlon

Race Report: 2013 Wyckoff triathlon
Took part today in the 2013 edition (31st Annual)  Wyckoff triathlon.  Its very popular ( usually has over 900 participants) local triathlon held in the Franklin Lakes/Wyckoff area. The race itself is a somewhere between a sprint and   Olympic distance race. Its a  800m swim, 17mile bike and 5 mile run. Pre-race Getting up about ...

Race Report: 2013 Ironman 70.3 Eagleman triathlon 1

Race Report: 2013 Ironman 70.3 Eagleman triathlon
This is my second attempt at the 70.3 distance, having done the  2012 Amica 70.3 Ironman in Providence, Rhode Island.   I choose this 70.3 because after last year’s tough Providence Rhode Island course, I felt this flatter and hopefully faster course will suit me better.  Good thing I did because they actually discontinued the  70.3 ...

Race Report & Photos : Nav-e-Sink or swim 2013 2

Race Report & Photos : Nav-e-Sink or swim 2013
Today, I took part in the 8th annual Nave-sink -or- swim, it’s a an open water swim race and festival held in Rumson, NJ at the navesink inlet at Victory Park. Again this year , like last year the weather was perfect, and the water was calm and myself plus around 400 swimmers, got ready ...

Race Photos: Mayor’s Trophy 5k Run Rahway

Race Photos: Mayor's Trophy 5k Run Rahway
Today a some friends of mine took part in the 2013 Mayor’s Trophy 5k Run Rahway held at Rahway City hall  Congrats to all the winners and finishers!  It was a fun event, and below are a few select photos from the event . I have uploaded all the photos here to my Picasa Albums linked ...

2013 Harryman Olympic Triathlon race report 1

2013 Harryman Olympic Triathlon race report
Today I took part in the 2013 edition of the Harryman Olympic triathlon. Its an annual race put together by Genesis adventures in Harriman State park , starting at Lake Welch. I chose this race because its fairly close but even more motivating was the 10:30am start time. This is the latest start to any ...

HTTP long poll example in php ajax 4

UPDATED: A better and easier way to do this is via Server Sent Events, Check out my recent post. Simple and easy PHP example of how to integrate long-polling (“hanging GET”) to simulate server PUSH and add more dynamic content to your web pages. As a standard HTTP is terrific protocol likely the most popular ...