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Version: 1.17

Worker

The Worker class represents a WebWorker. worker event is emitted on the page object to signal a worker creation. close event is emitted on the worker object when the worker is gone.

page.on('worker', worker => {
console.log('Worker created: ' + worker.url());
worker.on('close', worker => console.log('Worker destroyed: ' + worker.url()));
});

console.log('Current workers:');
for (const worker of page.workers())
console.log(' ' + worker.url());

worker.on('close')

Emitted when this dedicated WebWorker is terminated.

worker.evaluate(pageFunction[, arg])

Returns the return value of pageFunction.

If the function passed to the worker.evaluate(pageFunction[, arg]) returns a Promise, then worker.evaluate(pageFunction[, arg]) would wait for the promise to resolve and return its value.

If the function passed to the worker.evaluate(pageFunction[, arg]) returns a non-Serializable value, then worker.evaluate(pageFunction[, arg]) returns undefined. Playwright also supports transferring some additional values that are not serializable by JSON: -0, NaN, Infinity, -Infinity.

worker.evaluateHandle(pageFunction[, arg])

Returns the return value of pageFunction as a JSHandle.

The only difference between worker.evaluate(pageFunction[, arg]) and worker.evaluateHandle(pageFunction[, arg]) is that worker.evaluateHandle(pageFunction[, arg]) returns JSHandle.

If the function passed to the worker.evaluateHandle(pageFunction[, arg]) returns a Promise, then worker.evaluateHandle(pageFunction[, arg]) would wait for the promise to resolve and return its value.

worker.url()