Websockets

WebSocket is a protocol providing full-duplex communications channels over a single TCP connection. The WebSocket protocol was standardized by the IETF as RFC 6455 in 2011, and the WebSocket API in Web IDL is being standardized by the W3C.WebSocket is designed to be implemented in web browsers and web servers, but it can be used by any client or server application. The WebSocket Protocol is an independent TCP-based protocol. Its only relationship to HTTP is that its handshake is interpreted by HTTP servers as an Upgrade request. The WebSocket protocol makes possible more interaction between a browser and a web site, facilitating live content and the creation of real-time games.
Posts about Websockets
  • US Open Sessions

    The Story Since 1992, the United States Tennis Association has teamed with IBM to develop tech platforms to entertain and help increase fan engagement, creating data visualizations from match analytics. This year, IBM wanted to do something a bit different. It worked with musician James Murphy to create the US Open Sessions, songs created from match data in real time using a unique algorithm.

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