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IDBEnvironment.indexedDB

The indexedDB property of the IDBEnvironment interface provides a mechanism for applications to asynchronously access the capabilities of indexed databases.

Note: This feature is available in Web Workers.

Syntax

var DBOpenRequest = self.indexedDB.open("toDoList");

Value

An IDBFactory object.

Example

var db;
function openDB() {
 var DBOpenRequest = window.indexedDB.open("toDoList");
 DBOpenRequest.onsuccess = function(e) {
   db = DBOpenRequest.result;
 }
}

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Indexed Database API
The definition of 'indexedDB' in that specification.
Candidate Recommendation  

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support 23webkit
24
10 moz
16.0 (16.0)
10, partial 15 7.1
Available in workers (Yes) 37.0 (37.0) ? (Yes) ?
Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) Firefox OS IE Phone Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support 4.4 22.0 (22.0) 1.0.1 10 22 8
Available in workers (Yes) 37.0 (37.0) (Yes) ? (Yes) ?

See also

Document Tags and Contributors

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