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Discussion on: Introduction to XMLHttpRequest (XHR)

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Thank you for the feedback.

Although XHR does not trigger file download, you can still use it to download files. Here is an example I found on the internet.

For backward compatibility, I believe, JavaScript is much more evolved in recent years. We should follow the best modern practices and learn to live without IE. There is a whole new universe beyond IE.