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JS: Create a socket server in a few minutes


Before we start look at my package… package.json! “dependencies”: { “body-parser”: “^1.13.3”, “express”: “^4.13.3”, “socket.io”: “^1.3.6” } The reason i say this is cause if you’re like me and you’re wanting a quick reference to start dev’ing then the versions of express are important. So this is express 4+. As you may or may not […]

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JS: Create a socket server in a few minutes


Before we start look at my package… package.json! “dependencies”: { “body-parser”: “^1.13.3”, “express”: “^4.13.3”, “socket.io”: “^1.3.6” } The reason i say this is cause if you’re like me and you’re wanting a quick reference to start dev’ing then the versions of express are important. So this is express 4+. As you may or may not […]

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Episode 1: Advanced chat using NodeJS and socket.io


via Advanced chat using node.js and socket.io – Episode 1.

A few months ago I wrote an article to show the capabilities of socket.io – a very simple & basic chat application.

I decided to beef this up and make it a useful tool that, potentially, companies could use that as well internally as a chat/conferencing tool. As always there will be several pieces to the article series where I will try to explain some cool code features as well as a cool technology called ‘WebRTC’.