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Methods

This section describes the methods associated with the Web Workers API.

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TopicDescription

clearInterval

Clears an interval created by the setInterval method.

clearTimeout

Clears an interval set by the setInterval method.

close

Stops a worker when called inside worker code.

importScripts

Loads and executes one or more scripts into the worker specified by a URL.

postMessage

Sends a message from the worker to the parent thread.

setInterval

Calls a specified function at specified intervals in milliseconds.

setTimeout

Calls a specified function after a specified number of milliseconds.

terminate

Terminates a worker thread immediately.