The Definitive Guide to HTML5 WebSocket is the ultimate insider's WebSocket resource. This revolutionary new web techlogy enables you to harness the power of true real-time connectivity and build responsive, modern web applications. This book contains everything web developers and architects need to kw about WebSocket. It discusses how WebSocket-based architectures provide a dramatic reduction in unnecessary network overhead and latency compared to older HTTP (Ajax) architectures, how to layer widely used protocols such as XMPP and STOMP on top of WebSocket, and how to secure WebSocket connections and deploy WebSocket-based applications to the enterprise. Build real-time web applications with HTML5. This book: * Introduces you to the WebSocket API and protocol * Describes and provides real-world examples of protocol communication over WebSocket * Explains WebSocket security and enterprise deployment What you'll learn * Understand the WebSocket API and Protocol * Build Instant Messaging and Chat Applications over WebSocket with XMPP (Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol) * Implement a Publish/Subscribe Messaging Protocol over WebSocket with STOMP (Simple Text Oriented Messaging Protocol) * VNC with the Remote Framebuffer Protocol * Learn WebSocket Security Deployment Considerations for an Enterprise WebSocket Architecture Who this book is for The Definitive Guide to HTML5 WebSocket is for web developers and architects who want to build cutting-edge web applications with WebSocket. It is also designed for anyone who wants to implement a flexible and scalable architecture with built-in real-time connectivity and communication. Table of Contents * Introduction to HTML5 WebSocket * The WebSocket API * The WebSocket Protocol * Building Instant Messaging and Chat over WebSocket with XMPP * Using Messaging over WebSocket with STOMP * VNC with the Remote Framebuffer Protocol * WebSocket Security * Deployment Considerations * Appendix A: Inspecting WebSocket Traffic * Appendix B: WebSocket Resources
Vanessa Wang is an HTML5 and WebSocket enthusiast who has spent more than fifteen years writing about such diverse subjects as complex database application tools and cutting-edge web technologies. She is currently Manager of Technical Publications at Kaazing and co-organizer of the San Francisco HTML5 User Group. When she is not writing, she enjoys organizing community events for HTML5 and related technologies, kickboxing, riding her motorcycle, and playing her cello. Follow her on Twitter (@vjwang).
Frank Salim, Marcelo Jabali, Peter Moskovits, Vanessa Wang