Introduction to WebSockets
WebSockets are necessary when creating real-time web applications. This course will go over everything you need to know to get started with WebSockets.
  • Module 1: Introduction (7 minutes)
    1. 1.1. Course Introduction (0:54)
    2. 1.2. What is a WebSocket (1:09)
    3. 1.3. Why Use WebSockets (4:49)
  • Module 2: Alternatives to WebSockets (11 minutes)
    1. 2.1. WebSocket Alternatives (1:07)
    2. 2.2. Periodic Refresh / Ajax Polling (2:16)
    3. 2.3. Long Poll / Server Side Wait (3:55)
    4. 2.4. Server Sent Events (SSE) (2:44)
  • Module 3: WebSocket Technology (7 minutes)
    1. 3.1. WorkSocket Workflow (1:57)
    2. 3.2. WebSocket Commands & Events (2:41)
    3. 3.3. WebSocket Application Messages (2:07)
  • Module 4: Summary (3 minutes)
    1. 4.1. Next Steps (1:16)
    2. 4.2. WebSocket Conclusion (1:26)