Adetunji Dahunsi

Socket.io as a chat and general event platform

Using web sockets to broker asynchronous streams

TJ Dahunsi

Jun 27 2019 ยท 1 min read

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streams
web sockets

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:

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