Ben Nadel
On User Experience (UX) Design, JavaScript, ColdFusion, Node.js, Life, and Love.
I am the chief technical officer at InVision App, Inc - a prototyping and collaboration platform for designers, built by designers. I also rock out in JavaScript and ColdFusion 24x7.
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Justin Ribeiro

Member since Oct 17, 2013

Recent Blog Comments By Justin Ribeiro

  • What Data Should I Push Over Realtime WebSockets?

    Posted on Oct 17, 2013 at 8:00 PM

    @Ben I honestly think you have to find a mix of request types that work. WebSockets and SSE are a core part of a lot of apps that I've built lately, primary because I couldn't build said apps otherwise (the data would simply be too old to be useful to the end users). That said, I also have long poll... read more »

  • What Data Should I Push Over Realtime WebSockets?

    Posted on Oct 17, 2013 at 4:17 PM

    Using event style works great when you can deal with that at the client without further requests. A pushed event that requires another network request before it can be rendered to the end user is going to hurt your performance. The network overhead, latency and bandwidth, particularly on mobile netw... read more »