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Discussion on: The Power of Pure HTTP – screen share, real-time messaging, SSH and VNC

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marataziat

Very cool! Websockets sucks because you need to do 2 things to sync the user: rest api request to get the initial data, and websocket connection to receive events. So you need to do 2 things to keep the user in sync. You can not push initial data via websocket when user connects because of websocket data framing.

This is also a good replacement for SSE.

I also hope http 3 support will be there soon, so there will be more stuff to explore for real time apps.