Posts Tagged 'web'

2020-08-02 10:10 UTC

Legacy Edge and the Global Environment

Posted 2020-08-02 10:10 UTC in javascript globals web legacy-edge

When Microsoft Edge switched to Chromium, I was both happy and sad about it. Happy because the Chromium projects (V8, Blink, ...) are high-quality, up-to-date, and quite standards-focussed (even if Google may get ahead of itself sometimes), so it's…

2020-07-23 10:20 UTC

Why Make `fetch`'s Response Body a Stream?

Posted 2020-07-23 10:20 UTC in javascript web fetch

Émile Bergeron asked on Twitter why fetch's Response body is a stream: Can someone explain to me what's the advantage of a readable stream for the response body? In my mind, parsing the body as JSON should be idempotent, but there's probably a good…