Each weekend, we’ll feature a recommended web development lecture on Nettuts+. In December of last year, Remy Sharp spoke at CODEBITS about the various new HTML5 APIs. In the talk, he covers the video element, canvas, web storage, and other techniques. Introducing Web Sockets. By Bruce Lawson, Mike Taylor Introduction Opera 11 and above support Web Sockets, a feature once part of the HTML5 spec known as TCPConnection.
Start Using HTML5 WebSockets Today. One of the coolest new features of HTML5 is WebSockets, which let us talk to the server without using AJAX requests.
In this tutorial, we'll review the process of running a WebSocket server in PHP, and then building a client to send and receive messages to it over the WebSocket protocol. What are WebSockets?