|April 28, 2008
|Panopticon-Lightstreamer Webinar on April 29th 2008
Join Brian O'Keefe (Panopticon) and Alessandro Alinone (Lightstreamer) will demonstrate how you can use Panopticon's new Enterprise product to display real-time streaming data on web clients.
Webinar: Visual analysis using real-time streaming data over your intranet or the web
Date: Tuesday, April 29th at 10:30AM New York time (3:30PM in London, 4:30PM in Frankfurt).
Click here for more details and to register
|April 15, 2008
|A New Tutorial for .NET Adapter Developers is Now Available
A new "Hello World" tutorial for Lightstreamer is now available from Comet Daily. It extends the previous tutorial (focused on the Web client and on a Java Data Adapter) covering .NET Data Adapters (both a C# and a Visual Basic version are explained).
|April 3, 2008
|Lightstreamer Exhibiting at Great Indian Developer Summit (Bangalore, May 2008)
Lightstreamer will have a booth at Great Indian Developer Summit:
May 19-23, 2008
Alessandro Alinone (Lightstreamer's CTO) will be the speaker of a focused session entitled "Ajax and Comet: Implementing the Real-Time Web".
|February 11, 2008
|Lightstreamer Server v.3.4.7 and Web Client v.4.2.2 Released
A new distribution of Lightstreamer software is generally available through the download page.
|October 9, 2007
|Lightstreamer Server v.3.4.5 and Web Client v.4.2.1 Released
A new distribution of Lightstreamer software is generally available through the download page.
Web Client v.4.2.1 implements a new feature, called "automatic engine migration". When a Master Push-Page is lost (closed by the user or replaced by another page), all the remaining Push-Pages that are part of the same application will elect a new Master Push-Page, and the LightstreamerEngine object will migrate to the new Master. All this process is automatic and is enabled through the "SHARE_SESSION" flag in the createEngine() function.
|September 3, 2007
|New Flex SDK Released
A new Client SDK for Lightstreamer is now generally available. It is based on an ActionScript 3 library that enables any Flex application to receive real-time data from Lightstreamer Server.
The new SDK is compatible with Lightstreamer Presto and Vivace and can be downloaded, as part of Lightstreamer distribution, from:
|July 25, 2007
|OpenAjax Alliance InteropFest 1.0 Test Passed
Lightstreamer was the first framework to pass the OpenAjax Alliance InteropFest 1.0 test case.
The InteropFest 1.0 is an interoperability event spanning the months of July to September 2007 where multiple Ajax toolkits use the OpenAjax Hub 1.0 to achieve multi-toolkit integration.
The test details are available here:
The first Lightstreamer test application can be seen here:
The second Lightstreamer test application, that includes the Dojo toolkit too, can be seen here:
|July 24, 2007
|Flex Demo Released
The demo can be accessed from here:
|July 2, 2007
| Lightstreamer Will Be Exhibiting at AJAXWorld (Santa Clara, Sep-2007)
Come and visit Lightstreamer's booth at AJAXWorld Conference & Expo to meet both our technical and sales people.
24-26 September 2007
CA - USA
|March 20, 2007
| Lightstreamer Moderato Available for FREE
A new edition of Lightstreamer, called Moderato, is now generally available free of charge. You can find the press release here.
Lightstreamer moderato can be downloaded from:
|March 1, 2007
| Lightstreamer SDK for Flash/Flex Now Generally Available
The new SDK is available as part of the standard Lightstreamer software distribution from http://www.lightstreamer.com/download.htm.
|February 21, 2007
| Lightstreamer Will Be Exhibiting at SIFMA 2007 (New York, Jun-2007)
Securities Industry & Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) is a result of the merger between SIA and The Bond Market Association. Lightstreamer will exhibit its leading edge push technnology.
19-21 June 2007
1335 Avenue of the Americas,
New York, NY 10019
Come and visit us at stand 1830.
|February 20, 2007
| Lightstreamer SDK for Java ME Now Generally Available
A new SDK for the development of Java ME (Micro Edition) clients of Lightstreamer is now officially available.
The new SDK contains the client libraries for both MIDP 1.0 and 2.0, together with the javadoc of the API and a full example with source code. It is available as part of the standard Lightstreamer software distribution from http://www.lightstreamer.com/download.htm.
|January 26, 2007
| Lightstreamer Will Be Exhibiting at AJAXWorld (New York, Mar-2007)
Come and visit Lightstreamer's booth at AJAXWorld Conference & Expo to know more about Streaming AJAX and Comet.
19-21 March 2007
New York City
NY - USA
|January 25, 2007
| Lightstreamer Will Be Exhibiting at MEFTEC 2007 (Bahrain, Feb-2007)
MEFTEC is the premier and most prestigious banking & financial services technology event in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region. Lightstreamer will be exhibiting at MEFTEC 2007 to show its state-of-the-art market-data streaming capabilities.
12-13 February 2007
Bahrain International Exhibition Centre
Come and visit us at stand E9.
|January 24, 2007
|OpenAjax Alliance Test Case Passed
This InteropFest 2007 March is the first step of the OpenAjax Alliance towards interoperability testing within the Ajax community.
Lightstreamer has passed the InteropFest test case.
More information is available from:
|November 24, 2006
|Grid Demo Released
A simple Grid Demo has been released online. It shows a dynamic GRID built on the of Lightstreamer visual tables (OverwriteTables).
|November 17, 2006
|New Dojo Demo Released
A Dojo Demo has been released online. It shows how Lightstreamer can be used to deliver real-time data to a Dojo-based AJAX application.
|October 30, 2006
|e-Forex Article on Push Technology and Comet
e-Forex magazine published an article written by Alessandro Alinone (CTO at Lightstreamer) regarding the evolution of Push Technology and the benefits that the new paradigm can bring to FX market data delivery.
A copy of the article is available at
|October 27, 2006
| Lightstreamer Server v. 3.4 and Web Client v. 4.1 Released
The new Server can now listen on an arbitrary number of sockets, making it possible to implement complex clustering scenarios, combined with HTTPS and multihosting. Please refer to the Clustering.pdf document (under the DOCS-SDKs folder) for more info.
The directory tree of the package is slightly changed to make it more rational.
For detailed change tracking please refer to the Changelog.txt file (under the root folder).
NOTE: If you own any Production, Development/Test, Demo licenses you need to get back to us to request a license upgrade (that is free as part of the support & maintenance program). All the Evaluation licenses are automatically upgraded.
The new package can be downloaded from
|September 25, 2006
|.NET Client API Released
The Lightstreamer .NET Client API has been officially released. Through this API it is now very easy to write a .NET application that receives real-time data from Lightstreamer Server.
The new API is included in the standard software distribution, that is available for download from http://www.lightstreamer.com/download.htm.
|September 23, 2006
| Lightstreamer Will Be Exhibiting at Screen Event (Amsterdam, September 28, 2006)
Lightstreamer will be exhibiting at the 14th annual products and services exhibition for the Dutch professional investment community, organized by Screen Consultants.
Thursday 28 September 2006
NH Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky
Amsterdam - Netherlands
|September 19, 2006
| Lightstreamer Will Be Exhibiting at EiG (Barcelona, October 11-13, 2006)
Lightstreamer will be exhibiting at EiG 2006, the 5th annual European i-gaming congress & expo, that will take place on 11th - 13th October 2006 in Barcelona, Spain. Come and visit us at stand 600.
|September 18, 2006
| Reference Documentation Added Online
Lightstreamer API reference docs (already contained in the software distribution package) have been made available online. You can find them under the Docs section.
|September 12, 2006
|New .NET Client Demo Released
The .NET Client Demo has been released. It shows the use of the Lightstreamer .NET Client library to create a .NET application that receives real-time data from Lightstreamer Server. The demo application is available from here.
|September 7, 2006
|Online Forum Has Opened!
A brand new Forum section is now open. You are welcome to leverage the forum to ask for technical support and to contribute to the Lightstreamer community.
|August 22, 2006
|Monitor Console Improved
The Lightstreamer Monitor Console has been improved through two slider controls that permit to dynamically change the maximum bandwidth used by the Console and the event history depth.
|August 21, 2006
|New Advanced StockList Demo Released
The Advanced StockList Demo has been released. It shows the capabitility of Lightstreamer to dynamically change the maximum bandwidth of the stream connection and heuristically merge and filter the real-time events. The demo is available online from the StockList Demo page (click the Advanced Demo button).
|August 2, 2006
|New AJAX Demos Released! TIBCO GI and Microsoft Atlas
Two new online demos have been released, that show the integration between Lightstreamer and two AJAX frameworks: TIBCO General Interface and Microsoft ATLAS. The demos are available from here.
|July 31, 2006
|New Online Registration and Download System
We have just released a new online registration system. Just go to the Support section and create your profile. You will be able to download the latest distributions of Lightstreamer software and obtain an Evaluation License in a matter of seconds.
|June 29, 2006
| Lightstreamer to Release a .NET Technology Kit
In the course of July a toolkit will be released to integrate Lightstreamer with .NET technology both on the server side and the client side. On the server side a Remote Adapter will be available to develop Data and Metadata Adapters with .NET. On the client side a .NET Library will be available to develop .NET clients that connect to Lightstreamer Server.
|June 28, 2006
| Lightstreamer Will Be Exhibiting at Italian Java Conference 2006
A seminar on Ajax/Comet and Lightstreamer will be held by Alessandro Alinone (Lightstreamer CTO) in Milan (Centro Direzionale Milanofiori), at 14.00 during "Parallela 6".
For more info please refer to: http://it.sun.com/eventi/jc06/
|June 20, 2006
| Lightstreamer Will Be Exhibiting at SIA 2006
Lightstreamer will be exhibiting at SIA 2006 in New York on June 20-22, at Hilton New York.
For more info please refer to: www.sia.com/tmc2006
|May 26, 2006
|Flash Demo Released
A new demo showing a Lightstreamer client implemented in Flash has been released. The demo can be accessed from here.
|May 17, 2006
| Lightstreamer Will Be Exhibiting at DWT 2006
Lightstreamer will be exhibiting at DWT (Dealing With Technology) 2006 in London on the 17th May, at The Brewery in Chiswell St.
For more info please refer to: www.dwt-event.com
|March 31, 2006
| Lightstreamer Server 3.3 Released
Version 3.3 of Lightstreamer Server has been released, featuring the new family of editions: Allegro, Presto, Vivave.
|March 23, 2006
| Lightstreamer Will Be Exhibiting at Java Symposium 2006
Lightstreamer will be exhibiting at TheServerSide Java Symposium 2006 in Las Vegas on March 23-25, at the Caesars Palace.
For more info please refer to: javasymposium.techtarget.com
|March 14, 2006
| Lightstreamer Will Be Exhibiting at SunLIVE06
Lightstreamer will be exhibiting at SunLIVE06 in London on the 14th March, at The Brewery in Chiswell St, as part of Sun's Next Generation Trading.
For more info please refer to:
|March 9, 2006
| Lightstreamer Web Client 4.0 Released
|March 5, 2006
| Lightstreamer Chosen by extrabet
extrabet, part of IG Group, is a new and unique fixed-odds betting site. Lightstreamer was chosen by IG Group to enhance its web-based market data distribution in order to offer a pure HTML solution without the need for downloads or plug-ins on the client browser.
|February 15, 2006
| Java Application Demo and Excel Demo Released
Two brand new demos have been added to the Demo section. The Java Application Demo shows a Lightstreamer client based on Java technology. The Excel Demo shows a DDE Gateway that stands between Lightstreamer Server and an Excel spreadsheet.
|February 8, 2006
| Lightstreamer Web Client 4.0 Alpha Released
|November 17, 2005
|Inside Market Data 2005 - Hong Kong
Lightstreamer will be demonstrated at Inside Market Data Asia conference and exhibition. The launch of IMD Asia reflects the increased importance of the Asia-Pacific region within the market data industry as well as the greater activity within it. The IMD Asia program will examine the diversity of the market as well as the commonalities within the region and around the world. Representatives from user firms, vendors and exchanges—both locally and globally—will offer their perspectives on the issues facing the market data industry.
|October 26, 2005
|White Paper Updated and A New Document Released
The Lightstreamer White Paper has been updated.
The new document "Changing the Web Paradigm" has been released, providing a brief introduction to Lightstreamer technology and to its relation with AJAX.
|October 25, 2005
|Tested Compatibility With New Browsers: IE 7, Opera 9, Flock, OmniWeb
Lightstreamer Web Client has been succesfully tested on new browsers:
- Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 Beta 1
- Opera 9 Preview 1
- OmniWeb 5
- Flock 0.4.9
|October 18, 2005
|Demo Section Revamped and New Types of Demos Added
The Demo section of the Web site has been reorganized to provide a more rational access to the different types of online demos. A new set of HTML demos optimized for small displays has been added. Furthermore a Java midlet demo for mobile phones is now available.
|June 28, 2005
|White Paper Updated With a Lightstreamer/AJAX Comparison
|June 27, 2005
|Formula 1 Web Telemetry Demo Released
At the 2005 Italian Java Conference a new Lightstreamer demo was presented. In this demo, real-time telemetry data are delivered to Web browsers. In this way, Lightstreamer proves to be the perfect solution for the distribution of general sports data as well.
You can access the demo from here: F1 Web Telemetry Demo.
|June 15, 2005
|HTML Chart Demos Released
You can access the demo from here: Chart Demo.
The real-time charting feature has been added to the Stock List Demo too.
|June 13, 2005
|SIA (New York) and Java Conference (Milan)
Lightstreamer will be demonstrated at the SIA Technology Management Exhibition in New York between the 21-23 June, presented on the Sun Microsystems stand as part of their Next Generation Tradingg solutions.
For more details please refer to: www.sia.com/tmc2005.
On 22-23 June, Lightstreamer will also be demonstrated at the Italian Java Conference on the Sun Microsystems stand.
For more details please refer to: it.sun.com/eventi/jc05/..
|May 24, 2005
|Paged Portfolio Demo Released
You can try the demo here.
|RSS News Demo for Small Displays Released
A new version of Lightstreamer RSS News Demo has been released, that is optimized for the small displays of the smatphones. It has been successfully works on Opera 7 Mobile Browser for Motorola A1000. This application allows mobile users to subscribe several RSS feeds and have any news pushed in real-time to their smartphones, without downloading or installing anything on them.
You can try the demo here.
|April 21, 2005
|Lightstreamer Compatible With Opera 8
Following the release of the Opera 8 browser, Lightstreamer has been tested and is also fully compliant with this latest version. The compatibility of Lightstreamer with the Opera browser family currently includes: Opera 7, Opera 7 Mobile & Opera 8.
|April 13, 2005
|Interaction Demo Released
A new demo, called Interaction Demo, has been released on the Web site. It shows the ability of Lightstreamer to broadcast an event at each pressure of a key by any connected user.
You can try the demo here.
|March 15, 2005
Lightstreamer will be exhibiting at DWT 2005 in London on the 11th May at The Brewery in Chiswell St.
For more details please refer to: www.dwt-event.com
|November 16, 2004
Lightstreamer with its advanced push technology based on a state-of-the-art architecture developed in Java has become an iForce Partner in the Sun Microsystems iForce program.
|Firefox 1.0 Compatibility Tested
Firefox, a browser based on the Mozilla Foundation's open-source development work, was made available for free download on November 9, 2004. While Web analysts have largely ignored the browser market since declaring IE the winner of the browser war, scattered Web site measurement statistics have suggested gains for Firefox and other minority browsers against IE.
Lightstreamer Web Client has proven fully compatible with Firefox 1.0.
|October 25, 2004
|Lightstreamer Server 2.3 Released
Lightstreamer Server version 2.3 has been released. It features full JMX (Java Management Extensions) compatibility, including Sun’s JMX Reference Implementation and JMX Remote API.