Chapter 3. Creating a Basic WebRTC Application
The first step of any WebRTC application is to create an
RTCPeerConnection. Creating a successful
RTCPeerConnection will require an understanding of the inner workings of how a browser creates peer connections. Firstly, in this chapter, we will lay the groundwork to understand the internals of WebRTC. Then we will utilize this knowledge to create a basic WebRTC video chat application.
In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:
- Understanding UDP transport and real-time transfer
- Signaling and negotiating with other users locally
- Finding other users on the Web and NAT traversal
- Creating an
Understanding UDP transport and real-time transfer
Real-time transfer of data requires a fast ...