Apr 19, 2017

[HDGEM] WebSockets represents a giant leap for real-time web applications with features like social feeds, multimedia chat, collaborative editing, multi-player gaming, stock updates, and more.

WebSockets is a protocol that provides full-duplex, bi-directional communications over a single TCP port.

The server no longer needs to wait for a request to come back before it sends new data; it can simply push the data to the client the moment it has new information. Tests have shown a 3:1 reduction in latency compared to polling solutions.

Because WebSockets creates a single connection and doesn't need multiple HTTP headers, WebSockets can provide anywhere from 500:1 to a 1000:1 reduction in unnecessary HTTP header traffic compared to HTTP polling solutions.

For more technical information on the WebSockets, you can read up on the HTML5 Web Sockets Specification.

Posted By Blogger to HDGEM at 4/19/2017 07:22:00 AM
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