Fetch upload streaming lets web developers make a fetch with a ReadableStream body. Fetch provides a generic definition of Request and Response objects (and other things involved with network requests).

Motivation

Traditionally uploading byte arrays were implemented on WebSocket but it has made client/server code messy. Fetch upload streaming makes that simpler.

Documentation

Specification

Specification link


Unknown standards status - check spec link for status

Status in Chromium

Blink>Network>FetchAPI


Origin trial (tracking bug)

Consensus & Standardization

After a feature ships in Chrome, the values listed here are not guaranteed to be up to date.

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Owner

Comments

A web developer gRPC already agrees to participate this experiment: https://github.com/whatwg/fetch/issues/966#issuecomment-608128154. Some Japanese web authors wrote a introduction of this feature [1] and got +1000 interests. [1] https://t.co/vh9tCIrj6o?amp=1

Last updated on 2021-09-07