Anjana Fernando

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An Introduction to WebSockets with Ballerina

Ballerina language to demonstrate how you can effectively use WebSocket features. The Dynamic Web: Looking Back Anjana Fernando Anjana is Director of Developer Relations at WSO2. His latest venture is his role in the Ballerina project, where he has been involved extensively in the design and implementation of the language and its runtime, and now primarily works on its ecosystem engineering and evangelism activities. HTTP is commonly used for a typical request/response scenario. Using JavaScript, the Fetch API help send requests from the client to servers in the background. This allows us to execute data operations without refreshing or loading another web page. However, this doesn’t support the need for server push scenarios, where requests are initiated from the server and sent to the client. So people came up with workarounds to make Continue reading