- Language: en
- Documentation version: 2.4.0
Channels allows you to use WebSockets and other non-HTTP protocols in your Django site. For example you might want to use WebSockets to allow a page on your site to immediately receive updates from your Django server without using HTTP long-polling or other expensive techniques.
In this tutorial we will build a simple chat server, where you can join an online room, post messages to the room, and have others in the same room see those messages immediately.