Mobile & Web Messaging

Available Q3 2014

Messaging Protocols for Web and Mobile Devices

The use of mobile devices is increasing and widening. Not only are smartphones and tablets connected to the Internet but also automation devices, car systems, and more.

Even though these devices are increasingly powerful, they still have some constraints unknown from desktop computers and servers, they have limited battery life and intermittent network availability. They require protocols to communicate with other devices and servers in a reliable and efficient way. The messaging protocols are suited to overcome these constraints and use efficiently their most critical resources (network bandwidth and memory usage).

Web applications are increasingly running on these devices. For these applications too, the messaging protocols can make them more efficient and responsive.

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    The book page on O'Reilly web site is now online and the first chapters on STOMP can be already be read in early release ebook format. It should be available in printed edition at the end of August or beginning of September. The book cover has already been drawn and represents a...

  • Official Announcement September 2, 2013

    I have agreed with O'Reilly Media to write a book titled Mobile & Web Messaging. The book will be an introduction to the concepts of messaging protocols (and how they differ from request/reply protocols) targeted for mobile and Web developers. Messaging protocols have been used for a long time in the enterprise...

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