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Updating Browser Content

Posted on 2011-10-05
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Last Modified: 2013-11-18
I have a need for a semi Real Time web connection.

Specifically, customers make reservations for a service on line. A company person (dispatcher) is monitoring the reservations from a page being viewed in his browser.

All the reservation info is stored in a MySQL database on the web server.

We want to update the dispatcher view every so often (say every 5 minutes) with revised content resulting from customer reservations happening.

What is the technology to do this & can you provide links with examples? Is this RSS or ??


Question by:Richard Korts
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Paul MacDonald earned 2000 total points
ID: 36920754
Just have the page post back every 300 seconds.

<meta http-equiv="refresh" content="300;" />

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by:Richard Korts
ID: 36920782
How simple!

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