Set up your local environment for this project. We'll walk you through everything you need to know, including how to install and configure your environment to be able to complete all of the tasks.
Configuring Websockets on the server
Configure the WebSockets server.
Adding the Websocket-based log viewer window
Add a WebSocket-based log viewer window.
Displaying a log file in real time
Using a hard coded file path for the generated log file, display the log file in the log viewer window.
Selecting a log file
Implement the file browser feature in order to select a log file dynamically.
Adding settings and configuration
Implement the settings feature and add support for a log filter and default directory.
May 13, 2020
Build a simple, real-time log dashboard web application using
Node, Express, and WebSockets. By building this application,
you will gain experience using Node’s file system API for
reading and writing files, WebSockets for real-time file
updates, and Express for generating web pages.