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A Step-by-Step Tutorial of Building a Simple Peer-to-Peer WebSocket Application

This tutorial series walks you through the simple steps of building an HTML5 WebSocket app, demonstrating the power of the publish/subscribe development pattern directly in JavaScript. Our sample is almost as simple as a Chat app, the “Hello World” app of the WebSocket world, but is a tad more visual and dynamic. This tutorial requires a WebSocket server. We will use http://tutorial.kaazing.com, which hosts the JMS Edition of Kaazing WebSocket Gateway, Kaazing’s high-performance enterprise-grade WebSocket Server. All you’ll need to do is create a WebSocket connection to this server directly from your browser and start “talking” (read: send messages) to it from your browser. On the client side, you can use any modern browser, supported by JSFiddle (learn more about JSFiddle). For editing the code, the tutorial uses JSFiddle, hosting the "before" and "after" state for every task you're performing.

Features
  • Tutorial teaching how to build a peer-to-peer application
  • No WebSocket server installation needed
  • Use JSFiddle, a browser-based code editing and execution environment
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Building a Peer-to-Peer App
Building a Peer-to-Peer App
Building a Peer-to-Peer App
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