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onopen event

Fires when a WebSocket is connected.


Event Property object.onopen = handler;
addEventListener Method object.addEventListener("open", handler, useCapture)

Event handler parameters

handler [in]

Type: Function

Event handler to call when a WebSocket connect is made.


This event fires only when a connection is made. To determine if a connection is still open, use readyState. If you provide a protocol when opening a WebSocket, it is recommended that the app check the protocol property to ensure the protocol was accepted by the server.

See also

WebSockets in Windows
WebSockets RFC 6455
The WebSocket API



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