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The Chronicles of Web Standard: the HTML 5, the Comet and the WebSocket

Date/Time: 10/29/2008 Wed 7:00-9:30pm
Event: The Chronicles of Web Standard: the HTML 5, the Comet and the WebSocket

Moderator/Presenter:
Kevin Nilson, Principal Software Architect at E*Trade Financial

Speakers:
Alex Rusell, President of the Dojo Foundation & Project Lead for The Dojo Toolkit
Dion Almaer, Open Web Advocate at Google and co-founder of Ajaxian.com and “Audible Ajax” podcast.
John Fallows, CTO and co-founder at Kaazing
Ted Goddard,Senior Software Architect atICEsoft Technologies and ICEfaces.org

Location: Google, Mountain View Campus
Address: Building 43 Tunis Tech Talk
1600 Amphitheatre Parkway,Mountain View, CA 94043

Registration URL: http://webstandard.eventbrite.com
FREE if register online

Agenda
6:30 – 7:00 Networking
7:00 – 7:15 Introduce Comet, Introduce Panel Topic, Introduce Panel
Members (Kevin Nilson)
7:15 – 8:15 Panel Discussion (Full Panel)
8:15 – 8:30 Q/A (Full Panel, moderated by Kevin Nilson)
8:30 – 8:45 Break / Network / Signage / Raffle
8:45 – 9:30 Technical Comet Presentation: Overview of Polling, Long Polling, and Streaming, followed by Details Bayuex using Cometd (Kevin Nilson)

Event Summary
The Chronicles of Web Standard: the HTML 5, the Comet and the WebSocket will be an exciting event coving Comet, HTML 5, the latest, and future enhancements to the web. AJAX became popular because it allows a browser to request additional information from the server. One major limitation of AJAX is that the browser must initiate the request for data from the server. Comet solves this problem by allowing the server to push data to the browser at any time. This event will start with a general introduction to Comet, followed by an in depth panel discussion moderated by Kevin Nilson with panelist: John Fallows, Alex Russell, and.. . After the panel Kevin Nilson will give a Technical Comet Presentation which outlines: Overview of Polling, Long Polling, and Streaming, followed by Details Bayuex using Cometd.

What is Web Socket
The HTML5 WebSocket standard defines the future of networking for browser applications, delivering full-duplex, bidirectional text-based communication between browsers and WebSocket servers. The WebSocket connection handshake leverages the HTTP standard to integrate with existing Web infrastructure, such as proxies, firewalls and load balancers, and then upgrades the wire protocol to remove the limitations of the HTTP request-response communication model. With WebSockets, browsers will be able to participate as first-class citizens in networked applications that are typically reserved for desktop clients, such as XMPP (Jabber) chat applications, as well as online gaming and financial trading applications.

Kaazing Enterprise Gateway makes this future promise a reality today by emulating the WebSocket API with two HTTP connections, one for upstream and one for downstream. Kaazing goes further by adding support for binary communication, and delivers various WebSocket protocol clients, including XMPP. When sufficientily capable plug-ins are available, Kaazing instead implements the WebSocket standard precisely, using only a single, full-duplex, bidirectional network connection. Browser applications built using Kaazing Enterprise Gateway today will seemlessly fall forward onto the HTML5 WebSocket implementation from browser vendors in future.

Workshop
Technical Comet Presentation: Overview of Polling, Long Polling, and Streaming, followed by Details Bayuex using Cometd
Presenter: Kevin Nilson

* Teaches you methods of pushing Data to the Browser from the Server
* Designed for those with limited knowledge of Comet and Bayeux
* Focus more on Principals of Comet rather than on Language
* Live Java Based Examples using Dojo and Jetty
* Covers Pros and Cons when Deciding between Polling, Long Polling, and Streaming
* Covers the Advantages of Bayeux
* Getting Started Advanced Examples using Cometd / Bayeux

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