nsIWorker

This interface represents a DOM worker thread.
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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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