Writing a chat application with popular web applications has traditionally been very hard. It involves polling the server for changes, keeping track of timestamps, and it’s a lot slower than it should be. In this post we’ll walk through how to improve your WebSocket application performance. Socket.io Sockets have traditionally been the solution around which most realtime chat systems are architected. Socket.io is a JavaScript library for realtime web applications. It enables realtime, bi-directional communication betweenRead More →