One of the worst kept secrets about AJAX on the web is that the underlying API for it,
XMLHttpRequest, wasn’t really made for what we’ve been using it for. We’ve done well to create elegant APIs around XHR but we know we can do better. Our effort to do better is the
fetchAPI. Let’s have a basic look at the new
window.fetchmethod, available now in Firefox and Chrome Canary.
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