With Apache Wicket there exists a component based Web Framework which supports the new WebSocket protocol.
I want to give you a short introduction to Apache Wicket with the focus on the new WebSocket Support. It will be explained by developing a little real-time chat application in 7 steps.
As I mentioned in my previous article WebSocket versus Comet, there are good reasons using the new WebSocket protocol.
There are some Web Frameworks supporting this new protocol in their technology stack.