Questions tagged [realtime]

Questions about displaying things with minimal latency, or apps that do so.

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Getting events from /events route live

The /events endpoint is incredibly useful. It provides recent data on useful topics, like posts, comments, and users. However, its full potential remains unavailable. At the time of posting, I would ...
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Ruby SE Realtime: A library for watching the SE Realtime WebSocket

Screenshot / Code Snippet Documentation can be found in the GitHub repo: About This is the library you need when you don't want to have to poll the ...
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Is it possible to access data in real-time using the Stack Exchange API?

I want to show an animation of: Questions being asked and answered in the most popular tag Comments being posted New users joining All in real time. Is there access to real-time data?
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Stack Exchange API not realtime?

I was testing the inbox/unread API but noticed that there is a big delay between one gets a message, and this message gets included in the API response. Like one minute or more. Is this API not real-...
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StackHose: live real-time event stream in your browser

About StackHose is a continuously updated stream of new content from Stack Overflow. It uses the Firehose JSON streaming event service to get a "push" stream of new event notifications. The newest ...
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