Debugging WebSocket communication made easy

Hans Arne Vartdal

As we all know, any cool web application have some sort of WebSocket communication, either it is based on signalR, socket.io, or some other extremely cool technology. Developing these solutions make developers feel like wizards, as perfectly demonstrated in this clip from The Big Bang Theory. That is, when…

Scaling concurrent connections with node.js and Socket.IO on IIS

Claus Sørensen

These days I am working on a websockets-solution based on node.js and Socket.IO. With my development server running in Azure on IIS behind the brilliant iisnode I had everything set up and ready for performing some basic load tests, or so I thought. Reality is that you need…