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Version: 4.x


Can I use wildcards in events?#

Not in Socket.IO directly, but check out this plugin by Hao-kang Den. It provides a Socket.IO middleware to deal with wildcards.

Prevent flooding from single connection?#

Limit number of events by IP, uniqueUserId or/and with rate-limiter-flexible package.

Socket.IO with Apache Cordova?#

Take a look at this tutorial.

Socket.IO on iOS?#

Take a look at

Socket.IO on Android?#

Take a look at

Usage with express-session#

const express = require('express');const session = require('express-session');const app = express();
const server = require('http').createServer(app);const io = require('')(server);
const sessionMiddleware = session({ secret: 'keyboard cat', cookie: { maxAge: 60000 }});// register middleware in Expressapp.use(sessionMiddleware);// register middleware in Socket.IOio.use((socket, next) => {  sessionMiddleware(socket.request, {}, next);  // sessionMiddleware(socket.request, socket.request.res, next); will not work with websocket-only  // connections, as 'socket.request.res' will be undefined in that case});
io.on('connection', (socket) => {  const session = socket.request.session;  session.connections++;;});
const port = process.env.PORT || 3000;server.listen(port, () => console.log('server listening on port ' + port));