August 5, 2016

The Websockets Awaken: Using websockets in your PHP application 09:00 The Websockets Awaken: Using websockets in your PHP application Richmond Room

The Websockets Awaken: Using websockets in your PHP application

Websockets give you real-time access to your PHP application, facilitating data transfer between the browser and the server. With the popularity of Javascript libraries like Node.js and Meteor, websockets are Hot Stuff™. But just because they’re popular with the Javascript crowd doesn’t mean PHP applications are left out in the cold.

In this talk, we will discuss three different use cases for websockets as well as strategies for implementing websockets into your PHP application. We will look at the most popular websocket protocols and specifically an overview of the WAMP protocol and the PHP Ratchet library. At the end of this talk, you’ll have a better sense of what websockets are, how they work, and how to use them in your application.

Session Category :  Regular Talk Session