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Vue and Socket.io for Real-Time Communication

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Mark Barton
49m closed-captioning
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Modern applications know how to keep users informed of realtime updates through notifications, popups, and other messages.

On the development side, the ability to not only create web apps but have them communicate in realtime is a quirky, standout skill for your resume. It’s interesting, useful, and powerful.

In this course, Mark Barton will show you how to use Socket.io to facilitate bi-directional client-server communication and notifications using Vue on the frontend. Socket.io is a JS library that connects a client-side library to a node.js server. In the course, you’ll see how to use Socket.io to broadcast simultaneously to all or targeted clients based on filters you set up — so the right people see the right message at the right time.

You’ll learn to set up and connect Socket.io with node.js and Vue, and you’ll get practice making informed, complex architectural decisions around realtime broadcast messaging.

What you'll learn

  • Configuring a client for realtime communication
  • Broadcasting messages to one or many clients
  • Filtering messaging while targeting specific clients
  • Identifying and grouping clients
  • Triggering side effects
  • Client-client, client-server, and server-server communication

Prerequisites

  • Some basic understanding of JavaScript, HTML, and CSS
  • Familiarity with Vue, npm and node, and express servers is recommended
  • No previous experience with realtime communication libraries needed!

Learner Reviews

  • Jay Ormsby
    6 months ago
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    What did you like about this course?

    Very well done! Really like this presenter. It went fast, but I was never lost. Things were well explained. I got a great handle on the subject with just an hour’s commitment.

    I appreciate the time saved by the instructor copy/pasting rather than having to sit thru him typing everything.

    I appreciate the sketch overview that was made available as well.

    Thank you so much. I hope you have other courses on here 🙂

    10 out of 10 for Mark!

  • SergioEanX
    6 months ago
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    What would make this collection a 7 for you?

    Quite clear and complete. Collection is well structured.

  • IT ONIO
    2 years ago
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    What was your strongest take away from this course?

    Hello, it is great tutorial for users who has no experiences with socket.io I expected more, for example (how can I test it in jest). Maybe How can I use message adaptor and other useful things.

  • Pablo Jose
    2 years ago
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    What did you like about this course?

    This is an amazing course, thanks you very much!

  • Alexander Lopez
    2 years ago
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    What was your strongest take away from this course?

    is kinda good, but skip too much steps to install and run

  • Mich
    2 years ago
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    What did you like about this course?

    No time wasting, on point, helpful examples.

Course Content

49m • 9 lessons

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