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Server Push

Sivanthi Thanikesavan

Joined: Feb 27, 2002
Posts: 5
How to implement Server Push using Servlets.The
Servlet should update the browser page with new data whenever an event happens at the server.
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Joined: Nov 22, 2008
Posts: 18944
This is not possible beacause of the request-response nature of HTPP.
(The server cannot respond without a question of the client...)
What you can do is sent a "refresh" meta tag that tells the client it should reload the page in x seconds. The newly fetched page could then show the status at that point.
Hope this helps.
I agree. Here's the link:
subject: Server Push