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What does the parenthesis and number (#) in front of the browser title mean? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: New Feature: real time updates to questions, answers, and inbox A picture says a thousand words: While I think I already know the answer to question (number of new active ...
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What does StackExchange use web sockets for? [duplicate]

Just curious -- when I refresh a random SE site's home page, I see a message in my JavaScript console: [18:50:38.128] De verbinding met ws://sockets.ny.stackexchange.com/ werd onderbroken tijdens ...
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How is the rep counter at the top real-time? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: New Feature: real time updates to questions, answers, and inbox Does it use AJAX? If so how often does it update? It seems pretty up-to-date when I see people voting on my ...
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auto update stackoverflow pages? [duplicate]

Are stackoverflow pages ( such as Questions, main pages of a posted question, profile page) auto-update? If so, what is the update interval?
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SO Feature Request: Add an ajax update / refresh routine for Top Questions [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: New Feature: real time updates to questions, answers, and inbox Due to @lunboks' answer, I decided to reword the request. I understand the the main SO page (Top Questions) ...
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Did the score recently become ajaxified? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: New Feature: real time updates to questions, answers, and inbox I think my score at the top of the main page is updating automatically now even when I don't leave the page, ...
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How stackoverflow site pages load content dynamically? [duplicate]

I am curious to know how stackoverflow or any stackexchange site loads content dynamically. For example, When you are on a specific tag's page the questions keep on loading as they get asked. I can ...
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Formatting Sandbox

Note: Answers will occasionally be moved to the Sandbox archive when there are too many of them. When using them to report bugs, keep an eye. As per Jeff's suggestion in this comment: You can use ...
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Recent feature changes to Stack Exchange

This is an unofficial list/changelog of new features and various changes to Stack Overflow and the Stack Exchange network. It is maintained by the community, while a Stack Exchange employee changes ...
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Which tools and technologies are used to build the Stack Exchange Network?

What tools and technologies are used to build the Stack Exchange Network? See also: Which tools and technologies are used to build Data Explorer? Return to FAQ index
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Why does it says “welcome back -user- click here to 'refresh page'”

After logging into one Stack Exchange site, when I visit another SE site, it says to me, welcome back - user - click here to refresh - web page. Isn't it possible to refresh the page using code &...
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Stack Overflow, refresh. Refresh. REFRESH. REFRESH!!!!!!!! NOW!

Yeah. I'm irritated. Stack Overflow always has tons of questions coming in. However, the new questions are displayed in blobs every two minutes. So, even if you refresh your browser like a crazed ...
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What technology/framework is StackOverflow using to asynchronously update clients?

While the notification about there being new answers to a question you're currently answering has been around for a while, I've noticed more recently StackOverflow seems to be sending other updates to ...
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Firefox can't establish a connection to the server at ws://sockets.ny.stackexchange.com/

Update This issue was fixed in later versions of Firefox and no longer applies It is kept here for reference for those having to use legacy browsers for specific reasons. Otherwise please ...
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Facebook-style Chat over 90s-style chat

I feel chat is somewhat hidden & I need to dig inside to join a chat session. Isn't it? Current form of SE chat looks like group-restricted real-time discussion forum. Its chat of 90s. Please, ...

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