Wolfram Language & System 11.0 (2016)|Legacy Documentation

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creates a new channel for channel communication, with a generated name.

creates a channel with the specified path relative to the home area of the currently authenticated user.

creates an active channel associated with the specified channel object.

Details and OptionsDetails and Options

  • CreateChannel["path"] creates a channel at the URL ChannelBase/users/WolframID/path determined from your channel base and Wolfram ID.
  • CreateChannel["/abspath"] works only if you have execute permissions at the absolute path specified.
  • CreateChannel accepts the same options as ChannelObject.
  • If a channel corresponding to spec already exists, then CreateChannel[spec] returns the corresponding channel object.
  • The channel broker server does not persist channels indefinitely; channels should be recreated in every session where they are going to be used.

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Basic Examples  (2)Basic Examples  (2)

Create a new unnamed channel:

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A new channel in the home area of the currently authenticated user:

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Introduced in 2016