GPUCompilationMessage: type property

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The type read-only property of the GPUCompilationMessage interface is an enumerated value representing the type of the message. Each type represents a different severity level.


A enumerated value. Possible values are:


A shader-creation error, which stops successful compilation.


A purely informative message, which is low severity.


A warning about an issue that will not stop successful compilation, but merits attention by the developer. An example is usage of deprecated functions or syntax.


  // ...
  const shaderModule = device.createShaderModule({
    code: shaders,

  const shaderInfo = await shaderModule.getCompilationInfo();
  const firstMessage = shaderInfo.messages[0];
  // ...

See the main GPUCompilationInfo page for a more detailed example.


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