Browser API support

The browser engine supports various standard APIs. For information about these APIs, see the following W3C resources:

API Support Description
Web SQL Database A set of APIs to manipulate client-side databases using SQL.
WebSocket API An API that allows webpages to use the WebSocket protocol to enable web apps to maintain bidirectional communications with a remote host.
Web Workers An API that allows authors of web apps to spawn background workers running scripts in parallel to their main page. This process allows for thread-like operation with message passing as the coordination mechanism.
Geolocation API Specification An API that provides scripted access to geographical location information associated with the hosting device.