Backplane Protocol – Overview

The Backplane Protocol is an open source protocol developed to simplify communications between multiple web elements and applications on the same web page. Instead of each element on the page or application using its own scheme to access user data, Backplane-enabled elements listen to a single, common Backplane server for updates.

The Backplane Protocol can publish different types of messages:

Janrain currently supports version 1.2 of the Backplane Protocol.