Quote Originally Posted by uid313 View Post
I don't think you needed WebSockets though, since you probably don't need bidirectiontional communication, so you could have used <a href="http://dev.w3.org/html5/eventsource/">Server-Sent Events</a> (EventSource) instead.
I wouldn't have chosen either of those due to lacking browser support. But what do I know, I care about the 2% browser minorities