Tag

Html5

Browsing

In the beginning there was http 1 or 2, web pages were static and did not do much beyond displaying static text and images. Life has changed since… Web applications discovered that bi-directional communication between the browser and the web server is essential. Of course, http protocol, with it’s short lived client-initiated sessions, was not a good fit for this requirement. Before Websockets, a typical solution was to simulate server-push with long polling. This involved…