Spotlight: MEAN Stack

2014-03-29 00:00:00 2014-03-30 00:00:00 America/Toronto Spotlight: MEAN Stack Next up in our Spotlight event series, we bring you a day dedicated to the MEAN stack. We’re lining up professional developers to target the key information, skills and tools you need to push your coding abilities to the next level. What will be covered?… Toronto FITC Toronto



Client/server communication is central to web applications, but up until fairly recently persistent two-way connections required dark magic. But the WebSocket API makes it easy, and Socket.IO makes it even easier. We’ll build a minimal chat application, look at a few alternatives (Comet, SSE, WebRTC), dig into the WebSockets API, examine some practical techniques for integrating a full-duplex channel into your application infrastructure, and explore some possible directions for the future.