Scott Mattocks

Scott Mattocks
Web Applications Development Lead, GSN Digital

Website | @scottmattocks

Scott Mattocks is the Web Development Lead at He leads a team of skilled developers in support of GSN’s on-line games group. Recently, Scott helped to launch WaterSpout, a WebSocket server, with long polling fallback, written entirely in PHP. Scott is also a contributor to PEAR and is the author of “Pro PHP-GTK


Javascript & HTML5
Location: Portland Ballroom
Scott Mattocks (GSN Digital)
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This talk looks at the advantages and disadvantages of different techniques for dynamic content updates: short polling, long polling, and WebSockets. These techniques allow web developers to provide users with a fluid experience that keeps pace with their expectations. The talk concludes with a deep dive into both the WebSocket API and protocol. Read more.