Build your First Real-Time App in Node #Dev

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Build your First Real-Time App in Node

Have you ever wondered how real-time apps like chat apps and online games are built? If you’ve never built one before, read this tutorial as I’m going to show you how to build a simple one using socket.io. What are we going to build? It’s a simple app with one button and a label below it. The label displays “Likes: X” (where x is the current number of likes). When the user clicks on the button, the number of likes increases by one. We’re going to make it real time by showing users on the app how the number of likes increases as other users are clicking on the button. So you don’t need to reload the page to see the latest value. Here’s how the app would look like: You can get the source code of this project on GitHub. Creating a new project In a new folder, add…

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