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Implement a POC (Proof of Concept) web push-notification server and a Flex client that receives them.
Target platform: Ubuntu, Windows 7 (should run on both).
Currently there is a Django server and a Flex client in the browser that communicate with ordinary HTTP. The client polls the server every few seconds to see if there's any news to pull.
The goal is to create a 2nd server that's used to notify clients of the existence of news. A Flex client establishes a normal connection to the Djagno server and receives from it a unique subscription-key. The client then uses this key to subscribe to the PUSH server. When a notification needs to be sent from the Django server to the clients the Django server will inform the PUSH server, which will in turn notify all the subscribed clients that they need to pull news from the Django server.
The Flex client code should work on all desktop browsers with Flash without requiring any new port...
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