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Computer Science | The Definitive Guide to HTML5 WebSocket

The Definitive Guide to HTML5 WebSocket

Wang, Vanessa, Salim, Frank, Moskovits, Peter

2013, XIX, 208 p.

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    • Gives readers an accessible and in-depth overview of the WebSocket API and protocol
    • Provides real-world examples of HTML5 and WebSocket applications that demonstrate real-time connectivity
    • Describes key aspects of WebSocket security and explores enterprise deployment of WebSocket applications
The Definitive Guide to HTML5 WebSocket is the ultimate insider's WebSocket resource. This revolutionary new web technology enables you to harness the power of true real-time connectivity and build responsive, modern web applications.  

This book contains everything web developers and architects need to know about WebSocket. It discusses how WebSocket-based architectures provide a dramatic reduction in unnecessary network overhead and latency compared to older HTTP (Ajax) architectures, how to layer widely used protocols such as XMPP and STOMP on top of WebSocket, and how to secure WebSocket connections and deploy WebSocket-based applications to the enterprise. Build real-time web applications with HTML5.  

This book:

  • Introduces you to the WebSocket API and protocol
  • Describes and provides real-world examples of protocol communication over WebSocket
  • Explains WebSocket security and enterprise deployment

Content Level » Popular/general

Related subjects » Computer Science

Table of contents 

  1. Introduction to HTML5 WebSocket 
  2. The WebSocket API 
  3. The WebSocket Protocol 
  4. Building Instant Messaging and Chat over WebSocket with XMPP 
  5. Using Messaging over WebSocket with STOMP
  6. VNC with the Remote Framebuffer Protocol 
  7. WebSocket Security 
  8. Deployment Considerations
  9. Appendix A: Inspecting WebSocket Traffic 
  10. Appendix B: WebSocket Resources 

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