Keep your users up-to-date in real-time with WebSockets!

A session at PHPBenelux Conference 2017

Friday 27th January, 2017

6:20pm to 7:20pm (WET)

Live document collaboration, playing cooperative and competitive games, updating sports scores, booking seats. Stateless and belated nature of HTTP requests is not a perfect match for these and other similar use cases.

WebSockets offer immediate delivery of messages in two-way communication between the client and the server. Instead of periodic polling for new messages, they are pushed to the receiver over TCP/IP connection.

Implementing WebSockets is not limited to technologies like node.js but has also been possible in PHP for quite some time with impressive results. In this talk, I will introduce this technology and tell the audience how to successfully adopt it in their PHP applications while avoiding problems and pitfalls.

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Ondřej Mirtes

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Time 6:20pm7:20pm WET

Date Fri 27th January 2017

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