The Web Platform
March 7–8, 2016: Training
March 8–10, 2016: Conference
San Francisco, CA
Manas Pradhan

Manas Pradhan
Senior Software Engineer, TokBox


Manas Pradhan is a senior software engineer at TokBox, the provider of OpenTok, the leading real-time communications platform. Manas’s role at TokBox is to manage the signaling and control servers for the OpenTok platform. Manas architects, provides solutions for, and maintains the API and messaging stack of the OpenTok platform. Manas has a master’s degree in computer science from SUNY Buffalo with an emphasis on computer networks and advanced algorithms.


5:15pm–5:45pm Thursday, 03/10/2016
HTML5 and CSS3 Club Room
Manas Pradhan (TokBox)
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Signaling between client endpoints is a key facet of interactive web applications. In the world of HTML5, most developers establish signaling through WebSockets, long-polling, and server-side events, but with the advent of WebRTC, data channels have joined the ranks. Manas Pradhan explores the pros and cons of both WebSockets and data channels in satisfying the needs of the signaling ecosystem. Read more.