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Registered: ‎12-13-2011
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Does web workers work in OS5?

I tried a web workers example on OS7 and it worked perfectly...but didn't work on OS5. So I'm wondering if it actually works on OS5.

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Re: Does web workers work in OS5?

Non web workers are not supported in OS 5. It is not a HTML5 compliant browser. The OS does ship with Google Gears though so it could be supported through that. Though I am not sure.
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Registered: ‎07-18-2011
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Re: Does web workers work in OS5?

Hi bigjavajoe,


As our API docs claim, there should be support for web workers on 5.0. As araskin implies, it is built on top of the gears implementation.


The shim should automatically be included so long as the app has been packaged with the most recent SDK.

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