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Server-Sent Events (EventSource)

Enables push notifications from the server received as DOM events.

http://dev.w3.org/html5/eventsource/

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    Jonathan Sampson [MSFT]Jonathan Sampson [MSFT] shared this idea  ·   ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

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      • Chaiyot KotchapanChaiyot Kotchapan commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        We are planning to switch all clients and future product development to Chrome because there is no SSE support on Microsoft browsers.

      • DavidDavid commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        SSE is very useful (and simpler than WebSockets) for broadcasting updates to clients. Would be very helpful to have it supported in Edge.

      • Алексей МичникАлексей Мичник commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Why, why so many useful things are still under consideration? Hire more programmers, why wouldnt you, it might help to make Edge really modern and not to repeat fate of IE

      • DavidDavid commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Why does it take so long to consider this feature as something valuable?
        3500+ votes aren't enough? Is there any blocking point somewhere?

        The polyfills aren't a viable solution. Please, implement this ASAP.

      • James HancockJames Hancock commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        This is required for HMR which is becoming a requirement for developers. By not having it you're driving devs to chrome which isn't a good thing.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I wonder why it is still under consideration. Are you creating browser or tool to download and install browser?

      • RyanRyan commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        This is really taking a very long time to implement. I know it can be replaced with a polyfill in the meantime, but Edge is really the last of the modern browsers to not support EventSource.

      • serdarserdar commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        hi,
        it is really important for so many developers. please support sse.

      • Ovais RezaOvais Reza commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Seriously why microsoft is always behind in all of this. It is like it can never get along with rest of the bunch when it comes to browser!

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