Socket.IO 2.0.0 is finally here!
This major release brings several performance improvements:
the Engine.IO and Socket.IO handshake packets were merged, reducing the number of roundtrips necessary to establish a connection. (#2833)
Please note that this release is not backward-compatible, due to:
a breaking change related to utf-8 encoding in engine.io-parser
an update to make the socket id on the client match the id on the server-side (#1058)
Related packages were updated accordingly:
Get the latest client from the CDN: