WebSockets Bring Light at the End of the Tunnel

A session at Node PDX 2016

Tuesday 21st June, 2016

10:15am to 10:45am (PST)

Joel is going to speak on Web Sockets and tunnels of light… or to describe it more specifically more and more, people seem to be obsessed with real-time data. But what does real-time mean in the world of REST servers and one-way communication? Most modern web applications are now either displaying a snapshot of data at a given time or use a polling mechanism to update series of data at a given interval.
In this talk, you will learn about the power of WebSockets and how they can (and should!) be used in your modern web applications. In these 30 minutes, I will go through the process of building a Node server that can push data to multiple clients in real-time. You will see how this can be easy using the socket.io library.

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Joel Lord

Technical Director

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11am RRR - React, RethinkDB, Raspberry Pi by Mike Glukhovsky

4 attendees

  • Adron Hall
  • David Goodwin
  • Joel Lord
  • Erik Ratcliffe

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Time 10:15am10:45am PST

Date Tue 21st June 2016


Main Room, Bossanova Ballroom

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