OffscreenCanvas

A new interface that allows canvas rendering contexts (2D and WebGL) to be used in workers. Making canvas rendering contexts available to workers will increase parallelism in web applications, leading to increased performance on multi-core systems.

Documentation

Specification

De-facto standard

Status in Chromium

Blink>Canvas


In development (launch bug)

Consensus & Standardization

  • In development
  • No public signals
  • No public signals
  • Strongly positive

Owners

Last updated on 2017-09-05