PeformanceObserver.disconnect()

The disconnect() method of the PerformanceObserver interface is used to stop the performance observer from receiving any performance entry events.

Syntax

observer.disconnect();

Example

var observer = new PerformanceObserver(function(list, obj) {
  var entries = list.getEntries();
  for (var i=0; i < entries.length; i++) {
    // Process "mark" and "frame" events
  }
});
observer.observe({entryTypes: ["mark", "frame"]});

function perf_observer(list, observer) {
  // Process the "measure" event 
  // ...
  // Disable additional performance events
  observer.disconnect();
}
var observer2 = new PerformanceObserver(perf_observer);
observer2.observe({entryTypes: ["measure"]});

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Performance Timeline Level 2
The definition of 'disconnect()' in that specification.
Candidate Recommendation Initial definition of disconnect() method.

Browser compatibility

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ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic supportChrome Full support 52Edge ? Firefox Full support 57IE No support NoOpera Full support 39Safari Full support 11WebView Android No support NoChrome Android Full support 52Edge Mobile ? Firefox Android Full support 57Opera Android Full support 39Safari iOS Full support 11Samsung Internet Android ?

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