© Iuliana Cosmina, Rob Harrop, Chris Schaefer, and Clarence Ho 2017Iuliana Cosmina, Rob Harrop, Chris Schaefer and Clarence HoPro Spring 5https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-2808-1_17
Iuliana Cosmina1 , Rob Harrop2, Chris Schaefer3 and Clarence Ho4
Sibiu, Sibiu, Romania
Venice, Florida, USA
Hong Kong, China
Traditionally, web applications have utilized the standard request/response HTTP functionality to provide communication between the client and server. As the Web has evolved, more interactive abilities have been required, some of which demand push/pull or real-time updates from the server. Over time, various methods have been implemented, such as continuous polling, long polling, and Comet. Each has its pros ...