SANTA CLARA, CA, September 05, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- HostQuest today launched HostQuest Sphere, a scalable real-time communications platform that enables developers to focus on creating multiplayer applications in a secure environment. Utilizing the platform, HostQuest has developed and released RightNow Poker as an example of the flexibility available to a developer.
HostQuest Sphere offers a robust selection of services to which a developer may subscribe at their convenience. With the standard HostQuest platform, developers will have access to a back-end interface that allows for persistent, binary-safe connections. The platform supports server-free simulated peer-to-peer connections without requiring an open port, ensuring user security. For applications that do require server-side logic, HostQuest handles all of the danger and complexity of accepting incoming connections.
"Developing a scalable application with true real-time communication is incredibly challenging," said Greg Heckenbach, CTO of HostQuest. "HostQuest Sphere simplifies real-time interactivity, enabling developers to focus on their product with confidence."
"We developed RightNow Poker as a proof of concept for HostQuest Sphere," continued Heckenbach. "We wanted to show in real practice what our platform can do. We used HTML5 exclusively for the demo; there are no images to load, everything is being generated as you need it using Canvas and WebSocket."
HostQuest is now accepting Beta Partners on their website at http://www.hostquest.com.
Founded in 2013, HostQuest's mission is to provide developers a scalable real-time communication platform, empowering them to create multiplayer applications without the headache.
For more information, visit http://www.hostquest.com.
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