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Summary
Not all browsers support the WebSocket protocol natively. As a result, you need to
provide some fallback solutions for those users who cannot sense the HTML5 good-
ies.Fortunately,theopen-sourcecommunity hasprovideduswithvarioustechniques,
which emulate the WebSockets' features using plain HTTP or Flash internally. Imple-
menting both the HTML5 and the fallback is critical for your web apps and is strongly
related to the audience width you want to reach. In this chapter, we examined some
popular fallback techniques and saw how to handle common connectivity errors in
your WebSocket applications. That's all you need to know for the WebSocket and
HTML part. In the last chapter, we are going to examine the WebSocket protocol in
terms of native mobile experience.
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