In many modern web applications, WebSockets are used to implement realtime, live-updating user interfaces. When some data is updated on the server, a message is typically sent over a WebSocket connection to be handled by the client. This provides a more robust, efficient alternative to continually polling your application for changes.

Laravel WebSockets is a WebSockets server implemented in PHP for your Laravel projects. It’s also a drop-in replacement for Pusher via the Pusher protocol and Laravel Echo JavaScript server, which means all packages that work with Pusher will work with the Laravel WebSockets package.

To learn more about the package and how to use it to check out the Laravel WebSockets documentation. The source code is available on GitHub at beyondcode/laravel-websockets

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