News Feed
Sections




News Archive
Looking for more information on how to do PHP the right way? Check out PHP: The Right Way

Pivory.com:
From Ajax to WebSocket with PHP, a Quick Example
August 31, 2012 @ 10:41:28

On Pivory.com there's a new topic (tutorial) showing you a simple example of using WebSockets with the Ratchet PHP library, complete with sample code.

WebSocket is the modern way for realtime two-way communications between server and browser. In the beginning we have Ajax calls [...] and with WS in picture the logic becomes [different]. [There] is a separate WS server, say listening on xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx:8080, and it can send messages to connected clients in realtime at any moment. The WS server can be in any language (such as node.js + socket.io) and on any machine or even in a cloud service. I use PHP (try http://socketo.me for Ratchet) because I am lazy.

The example shows a basic PHP Web Socket server running on a port with methods for "on connect", "on close", "on error" and "on message send". There's an example of the Javascript code to connect to this socket, showing how to convert it over from Ajax usage.

0 comments voice your opinion now!
websockets tutorial ratchet library server


blog comments powered by Disqus

Similar Posts

Michael Dowling: Transducers in PHP

Ben Ramsey: The Array_column() PHP Userland Library

PHPClasses.org Blog: Developing scalable PHP applications using MongoDB

Wokay.com: 12+ Tutorials for creating PHP5 MVC Framework

Gonzalo Ayuso: Managing Windows services with Symfony/Process and PHP


Community Events





Don't see your event here?
Let us know!


community series list version conference podcast introduction api unittest language interview composer voicesoftheelephpant install laravel symfony extension opinion release configure

All content copyright, 2015 PHPDeveloper.org :: info@phpdeveloper.org - Powered by the Solar PHP Framework