The Gorilla WebSocket package provides a complete and tested implementation of the WebSocket protocol. The package API is stable.
go get github.com/gorilla/websocket
The Gorilla WebSocket package passes the server tests in the Autobahn Test Suite using the application in the examples/autobahn subdirectory.
Gorilla WebSocket compared with other packages
- Large messages are fragmented in Chrome's new WebSocket implementation.
- The application can get the type of a received data message by implementing a Codec marshal function.
- The go.net io.Reader and io.Writer operate across WebSocket frame boundaries. Read returns when the input buffer is full or a frame boundary is encountered. Each call to Write sends a single frame message. The Gorilla io.Reader and io.WriteCloser operate on a single WebSocket message.