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best approach for ROS2 creating a webfrontend

asked 2019-02-02 11:28:49 -0600

vKuehn gravatar image

updated 2019-02-02 12:30:24 -0600

searching for ros2 and web brought back many manuals mentioning ros(1 ?) and web tools or rosbridge.

what would be the best approach creating a website with access to a ros2 middleware ?

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answered 2019-02-04 10:27:33 -0600

Dirk Thomas gravatar image

Depending on how the web frontend is designed it might not even be tight to a specific ROS version. E.g. when using the Robot Web Tools your client side code only talks to a websocket.

A few of these server-side packages have already been ported to ROS 2. The last repository is currently in the process of being ported: Once that work is complete you should be able to use a webfrontend developed for ROS 1 in the same way for ROS 2.

One example of such a webfrontend is an RViz-like interface:

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thanks for that ! will be watching the releases there The new server side implementation looks like a pure python based one. the old one requiered nodejs so that is probably a good change

vKuehn gravatar imagevKuehn ( 2019-02-04 14:18:53 -0600 )edit

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