WebSockets Attributes in HTML5

Web Sockets is a next-generation bidirectional communication technology for web applications that operates over a single socket and is exposed via a JavaScript interface in HTML 5 compliant browsers.

The following are the attributes:

The readonly attribute readyState represents the state of the connection. It can have the following values -
  • A value of 0 indicates that the connection has not yet been established.
  • A value of 1 indicates that the connection is established and communication is possible.
  • A value of 2 indicates that the connection is going through the closing handshake.
  • A value of 3 indicates that the connection has been closed or could not be opened.
The readonly attribute bufferedAmount represents the number of bytes of UTF-8 text that have been queued using send() method.