HTML5: Background Processes with Web Workers

with Bill Weinman
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HTML5: Background Processes with Web Workers
Video duration: 0s 52m 13s Intermediate


In this course, author Bill Weinman describes how to perform background processing using the Web Workers API in HTML5. Web workers provide background processing for JavaScript, keeping pages responsive while allowing your scripts to run independently. The course demonstrates practical examples for detecting web workers support, setting up workers, implementing shared workers, and handling errors.

Topics include:
  • Deploying a worker
  • Detecting browser support
  • Communicating with workers
  • Understanding API differences in shared workers
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