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Extend function prototype to run a function as a WebWorker
Function.prototype.runOnBackgroundThread = function (aCallback) {
var _blob = new Blob(['onmessage = '+this.toString()],{"type":"text/javascript"});
var _worker = new Worker((webkitURL.createObjectURL || URL.createObjectURL)(_blob));
_worker.onmessage = aCallback;
var _test = function () {
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jdalton commented Sep 18, 2012

Neat! Be sure to check that webkitURL and others exists before attempting to access methods like createObjectURL or it will throw an error.

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doesn't work on iOS regardless both Worker, Blob, and webkitURL are there :-/

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