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  • Exploring Architectural Concepts Building a Card Game

    One of the things I missed during the pandemic were my friends, the possibility to meet them, discuss with them and, why not, play cards with them. So I decided to implement an app to play Scopone with my friends and, at the same time, test “in the code” some architectural concepts which had been intriguing me for some time.

  • Challenges of Building a Reliable Realtime Chat Service

    Realtime chat has become a common feature of modern applications. These days not only communicators and social networks allow users to talk with each other over the Internet—chat is crucial in healthcare, e-commerce, gaming and many other industries.

  • Will WebSocket survive HTTP/2?

    HTTP/2 is poised to eliminate much of the waste that developers deal with. Multiplexed connections will eliminate the need to bundle JavaScript libraries together. But is HTTP/2 a panacea to all our problems? What about WebSocket? Allan Denis tells us what HTTP/2 is good at and debunks some myths about what it can do.

  • WebSocket: Bringing Desktop Agility to Web Application

    Web applications are a critical part of life, yet the user experience is lacking compared to native or desktop applications. To improve the experience, web applications can stop relying on the one-way HTTP protocol and embrace WebSocket. With this technology, applications can provide a truly interactive experience.