In the demo, enter the connection URL in the Location field and press Connect. If you don’t have your own KAAZING Gateway running, you can connect to
ws://sandbox.kaazing.net/echo. You can also use
ws://echo.websocket.org which is hosted on http://websocket.org/echo.html.
Both sandbox.kaazing.net and echo.websocket.org are configured for secure connectivity, so you can also connect to
wss://echo.websocket.org. (See the difference? The scheme in those URLs changed from
wss://. This is like the difference between
In fact, connecting securely is the recommended configuration for communication over the Web to remove interference from intermediaries like firewalls and proxies.
Running in your own environment
If you have a KAAZING Gateway running locally, you can connect to it by setting the Location to your URL, such as
ws://localhost/echo. You can change localhost to whatever hostname or IP address your gateway is configured to use.
If not already configured, your gateway will need an echo service like the following:
<service> <name>echo</name> <description>Simple echo service</description> <accept>ws://localhost:80/echo</accept> <type>echo</type> </service>