Send data to the client without the client having to initiate the request.

Notifications, SSE, SocketIO, & Push API

A comparison and quick tutorial of server to client communication.

The Notifications API allows you to use your client’s built in notifications so they don’t have to be viewing your web page to get a notification. It is purely a UI feature.

Server Side Events, Web Sockets, and the Push API, all allow the server to send data…

--

--

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store