This feature is not on a current W3C standards track, but it is supported on the Firefox OS platform. Although implementations may change in the future and it is not supported widely across browsers, it is suitable for use in code dedicated to Firefox OS apps.
ondata property is used to specify an event handler to receive
data events. Those events are triggered each time data is available from the server.
instanceOfTCPSocket.ondata = funcRef
funcRef is a function to be called when the
data event occurs.
This callback function will get a TCPSocketEvent object as its first parameter.
TCPSocketobject which fired the event.
- A string defining the type of the event. Its value can be one of the following:
- The data related to the event, if any.
In case of data, the
data property contains the data from the server. Depending on the value of the
binaryType option passed to the
open() method, the
data property will be a string or an ArrayBuffer.