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Jul, 2022

The WebSocket Handbook

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Discover the technology underpinning the realtime web and build your first web app powered by WebSockets

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 your free eBook today 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.

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