Tag: HTML5

HTML5 WebSockets

All code and slides can be found on GitHub: https://github.com/thoward333/websockets-demo

Know When You Need Real-time

Real-time applications need instant updates from the server, often when an external event triggers the need to receive new data. The most popular solution involved long polling, where the page makes an AJAX call to the server that remains open until the server sends information and then a new AJAX call is made to restart the process. Note the difference between this and short polling, where an AJAX is made at Continue reading