Socket.io as a chat and general event platform
Using web sockets to broker asynchronous streams
Jun 27 2019 · 1 min read
A talk covering web sockets as a general asynchronous event brokering system.
A common use case for this is chat applications as seen in the Teammate app, but it can be used for so much more.
Imagine a case where a resource has been updated on a web server and you want to broadcast this change to your clients so they can refresh on demand without having the clients manually trigger a refresh.
Watch me go into the juicy bits below: