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It is worth mentioning that the mobile versions of Safari (for iOS), Firefox (Android),
Chrome (Android, iOS), and Opera Mobile all support WebSockets, bringing the We-
bSocket power to smartphones and tablets!
But, wait. What about the older browser versions that many people still use world-
wide? Well, no need to worry, as throughout this topic, we'll have a look at some fall-
back techniques that make our websites accessible to the largest audience possible.
Who's using WebSockets
Although WebSocket is a brand-new technology, quite many promising companies
utilizeitsvariouscapabilitiesinordertodeliveraricherexperiencetotheirusers.The
most well-known paradigm is Kaazing ( http://demo.kaazing.com/livefeed/ ), a startup
that raised an investment of 17 million dollars for its real-time communication plat-
form.
Other businesses include the following:
Name
Website
Description
Gamooga http://www.gamooga.com/ Real-time backend for apps and games
GitLive
http://gitlive.com/
Notifications on GitHub projects
Superfeedr http://superfeedr.com/
Real-time data pushing
Pusher
http://pusher.com/
Scalable real-time functionality API for web
and mobile apps
Smarkets https://smarkets.com/
Real-time betting
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