December 5-7, 2016
Vancouver, Canada

ActionCable vs Socket.io

How do you achieve real time, bi-directional, event-based communications in your apps? The Socket.io library is tested and true. ActionCable, new with Ruby on Rails version 5, is a challenger. Which solution is better, and why?

This presentation will compare Socket.io and ActionCable head-to-head. We’ll discuss speed, ease of implementation, and fitness for a particular purpose.

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Ray Hightower

8th Light

Ray Hightower founded and ran a technology company, WisdomGroup, for twenty-one years before selling the company to 8th Light in 2016. Today, Hightower serves on the senior leadership team at 8th Light. He studied Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and completed his Bachelors in Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Details: RayHightower.com.

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