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WebSockets

 

Use the WebSocket protocol to build great APIs for mobile and Web applications

 

The hype around WebSockets has been steadily increasing over the last two years. As adoption increases, API architects need to understand how they can use the WebSocket protocol to build great APIs for mobile and Web applications.

In this interactive town-hall event, originally broadcast live on the Layer 7 Technologies Facebook Page as part of the Tech Talk Tuesdays series, Layer 7 API Architect Ronnie Mitra provides an overview of:

  • The ins and outs of the WebSocket standard
  • Use cases that are a great fit for the WebSockets
  • The challenge of securing a WebSockets connection
 

Viewer questions answered in this Tech Talk include:

  • Can WebSockets be used for mobile apps?
  • What is the relationship between WebSocket and HTTP?
  • How do WebSockets work with load balancers?
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