ResourcesThe WebSocket Handbook
V2.0Feb 2022

The WebSocket Handbook

Designed to be event-driven, and optimized for minimum overhead and low latency, WebSockets have become a preferred choice for many organizations and developers seeking to build interactive, realtime digital experiences that provide delightful user experiences.

Download this ebook to:

  • Explore the core building blocks of the WebSocket technology, its characteristics, and its advantages.

  • Build your first realtime web app with WebSockets.

  • Discover the benefits of event-driven architectures with WebSockets.

  • (NEW) Learn all you need to know about building scalable systems with WebSockets. Bonus - a WebSockets at scale checklist, so you never lose track of key aspects.

Companies building on Ably

  1. Realtime patient engagement and care scheduling for 60k+ patients/day.

  2. Powers live chat, updates, analytics, and composition for millions of users.

  3. Powers realtime analysis of feature impact on business, product, and operational metrics.

  4. Provides realtime sports data for sports, betting, and media companies around the world.