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    nsIWorker

    This interface represents a DOM worker thread.
    1.0
    28
    Introduced
    Gecko 1.9.1
    Inherits from: nsIAbstractWorker Last changed in Gecko 1.9.1 (Firefox 3.5 / Thunderbird 3.0 / SeaMonkey 2.0)

    For usage details, see worker and the article Using DOM workers.

    Method overview

    void postMessage(in DOMString aMessage, [optional] in nsIWorkerMessagePort aMessagePort);

    Attributes

    Attribute Type Description
    onmessage nsIDOMEventListener An object to receive notifications when messages are received on the worker's message port.

    Methods

    postMessage()

    Used to allow the worker to send a message back to the web application that created it.

    void postMessage(
      in DOMString aMessage,
      in nsIWorkerMessagePort aMessagePort Optional
    );
    
    Parameters
    aMessage
    The message the worker wishes to post back to its creator.
    aMessagePort
    A message port on which to post the message; if not specified, the default message port is used.

    See also

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