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Java EE 7 Developer Handbook by Peter A. Pilgrim

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Chapter 7. Java API for HTML5WebSocket

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This chapter is about Java HTML5WebSocket in the Java EE 7 edition, which is Java's standard application programming interface to the exciting new communication feature in the HTML5 specification. The HTML5 specification defines a WebSocket as a communication channel that operates over the World Wide Web in a full-duplex mode: it affords HTML and web applications, for the very first time, a standard for building real-time and event-driven architectures. This definition can be confusing terminology for a beginner. Fortunately, the new WebSocket ...

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