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// Copyright 2014 The Chromium Authors
// Use of this source code is governed by a BSD-style license that can be
// found in the LICENSE file.
// Note: Many of these functions and events are implemented by hand and should
// not elicit any code generation from the schema compiler. These items are
// marked "nocompile."
[
{
"namespace": "runtime",
"description": "Use the <code>chrome.runtime</code> API to retrieve the service worker, return details about the manifest, and listen for and respond to events in the extension lifecycle. You can also use this API to convert the relative path of URLs to fully-qualified URLs.",
"types": [
{
"id": "Port",
"type": "object",
"nocompile": true,
"description": "An object which allows two way communication with other pages. See <a href=\"messaging#connect\">Long-lived connections</a> for more information.",
"properties": {
"name": {
"type": "string",
"description": "The name of the port, as specified in the call to $(ref:runtime.connect)."
},
"disconnect": {
"type": "function",
"description": "Immediately disconnect the port. Calling <code>disconnect()</code> on an already-disconnected port has no effect. When a port is disconnected, no new events will be dispatched to this port."
},
"postMessage": {
"type": "function",
"description": "Send a message to the other end of the port. If the port is disconnected, an error is thrown.",
"parameters": [
{"name": "message", "type": "any", "description": "The message to send. This object should be JSON-ifiable."}
]
},
"sender": {
"$ref": "MessageSender",
"optional": true,
"description": "This property will <b>only</b> be present on ports passed to $(ref:runtime.onConnect onConnect) / $(ref:runtime.onConnectExternal onConnectExternal) / $(ref:runtime.onConnectExternal onConnectNative) listeners."
}
},
"events": [
{
"name": "onDisconnect",
"description": "Fired when the port is disconnected from the other end(s). $(ref:runtime.lastError) may be set if the port was disconnected by an error. If the port is closed via $(ref:Port.disconnect disconnect), then this event is <em>only</em> fired on the other end. This event is fired at most once (see also <a href=\"messaging#port-lifetime\">Port lifetime</a>).",
"parameters": [
{"name": "port", "$ref": "Port", "description": "The disconnected port."}
]
},
{
"name": "onMessage",
"description": "This event is fired when $(ref:Port.postMessage postMessage) is called by the other end of the port.",
"parameters": [
{"name": "message", "type": "any", "description": "The message received on the port."},
{"name": "port", "$ref": "Port", "description": "The port that received the message."}
]
}
],
"additionalProperties": {"type": "any"}
},
{
"id": "MessageSender",
"type": "object",
"nocompile": true,
"description": "An object containing information about the script context that sent a message or request.",
"properties": {
"tab": {"$ref": "tabs.Tab", "optional": true, "description": "The $(ref:tabs.Tab) which opened the connection, if any. This property will <strong>only</strong> be present when the connection was opened from a tab (including content scripts), and <strong>only</strong> if the receiver is an extension, not an app.", "extension_types": ["extension", "legacy_packaged_app"]},
"frameId": {"type": "integer", "optional": true, "description": "The <a href='webNavigation#frame_ids'>frame</a> that opened the connection. 0 for top-level frames, positive for child frames. This will only be set when <code>tab</code> is set.", "extension_types": ["extension", "legacy_packaged_app"]},
"guestProcessId": {"type": "integer", "optional": true, "nodoc": true, "description": "The guest process id of the requesting webview, if available. Only available for component extensions.", "extension_types": ["extension"]},
"guestRenderFrameRoutingId": {"type": "integer", "optional": true, "nodoc": true, "description": "The guest render frame routing id of the requesting webview, if available. Only available for component extensions.", "extension_types": ["extension"]},
"id": {"type": "string", "optional": true, "description": "The ID of the extension that opened the connection, if any."},
"url": {"type": "string", "optional": true, "description": "The URL of the page or frame that opened the connection. If the sender is in an iframe, it will be iframe's URL not the URL of the page which hosts it."},
"nativeApplication": {"type": "string", "optional": true, "description": "The name of the native application that opened the connection, if any."},
"tlsChannelId": {"type": "string", "optional": true, "description": "The TLS channel ID of the page or frame that opened the connection, if requested by the extension, and if available."},
"origin": {"type": "string", "optional": true, "description": "The origin of the page or frame that opened the connection. It can vary from the url property (e.g., about:blank) or can be opaque (e.g., sandboxed iframes). This is useful for identifying if the origin can be trusted if we can't immediately tell from the URL."},
"documentId": {"type": "string", "optional": true, "description": "A UUID of the document that opened the connection."},
"documentLifecycle": {"type": "string", "optional": true, "description": "The lifecycle the document that opened the connection is in at the time the port was created. Note that the lifecycle state of the document may have changed since port creation."}
}
},
{
"id": "PlatformOs",
"type": "string",
"description": "The operating system Chrome is running on.",
"enum": [
{"name": "mac", "description": "Specifies the MacOS operating system."},
{"name": "win", "description": "Specifies the Windows operating system."},
{"name": "android", "description": "Specifies the Android operating system."},
{"name": "cros", "description": "Specifies the Chrome operating system."},
{"name": "linux", "description": "Specifies the Linux operating system."},
{"name": "openbsd", "description": "Specifies the OpenBSD operating system."},
{"name": "fuchsia", "description": "Specifies the Fuchsia operating system."}
]
},
{
"id": "PlatformArch",
"type": "string",
"enum": [
{"name": "arm", "description": "Specifies the processer architecture as arm."},
{"name": "arm64", "description": "Specifies the processer architecture as arm64."},
{"name": "x86-32", "description": "Specifies the processer architecture as x86-32."},
{"name": "x86-64", "description": "Specifies the processer architecture as x86-64."},
{"name": "mips", "description": "Specifies the processer architecture as mips."},
{"name": "mips64", "description": "Specifies the processer architecture as mips64."}
],
"description": "The machine's processor architecture."
},
{
"id": "PlatformNaclArch",
"description": "The native client architecture. This may be different from arch on some platforms.",
"type": "string",
"enum": [
{"name": "arm", "description": "Specifies the native client architecture as arm."},
{"name": "x86-32", "description": "Specifies the native client architecture as x86-32."},
{"name": "x86-64", "description": "Specifies the native client architecture as x86-64."},
{"name": "mips", "description": "Specifies the native client architecture as mips."},
{"name": "mips64", "description": "Specifies the native client architecture as mips64."}
]
},
{
"id": "PlatformInfo",
"type": "object",
"description": "An object containing information about the current platform.",
"properties": {
"os": {
"$ref": "PlatformOs",
"description": "The operating system Chrome is running on."
},
"arch": {
"$ref": "PlatformArch",
"description": "The machine's processor architecture."
},
"nacl_arch" : {
"description": "The native client architecture. This may be different from arch on some platforms.",
"$ref": "PlatformNaclArch"
}
}
},
{
"id": "RequestUpdateCheckStatus",
"type": "string",
"enum": [
{"name": "throttled", "description": "Specifies that the status check has been throttled. This can occur after repeated checks within a short amount of time."},
{"name": "no_update", "description": "Specifies that there are no available updates to install."},
{"name": "update_available", "description": "Specifies that there is an available update to install."}
],
"description": "Result of the update check."
},
{
"id": "OnInstalledReason",
"type": "string",
"enum": [
{"name": "install", "description": "Specifies the event reason as an installation."},
{"name": "update", "description": "Specifies the event reason as an extension update."},
{"name": "chrome_update", "description": "Specifies the event reason as a Chrome update."},
{"name": "shared_module_update", "description": "Specifies the event reason as an update to a shared module."}
],
"description": "The reason that this event is being dispatched."
},
{
"id": "OnRestartRequiredReason",
"type": "string",
"description": "The reason that the event is being dispatched. 'app_update' is used when the restart is needed because the application is updated to a newer version. 'os_update' is used when the restart is needed because the browser/OS is updated to a newer version. 'periodic' is used when the system runs for more than the permitted uptime set in the enterprise policy.",
"enum": [
{"name": "app_update", "description": "Specifies the event reason as an update to the app."},
{"name": "os_update", "description": "Specifies the event reason as an update to the operating system."},
{"name": "periodic", "description": "Specifies the event reason as a periodic restart of the app."}
]
},
{
"id": "ContextType",
"type": "string",
"enum": [
{"name": "TAB", "description": "Specifies the context type as a tab"},
{"name": "POPUP", "description": "Specifies the context type as an extension popup window"},
{"name": "BACKGROUND", "description": "Specifies the context type as a service worker."},
{"name": "OFFSCREEN_DOCUMENT", "description": "Specifies the context type as an offscreen document."},
{"name": "SIDE_PANEL", "description": "Specifies the context type as a side panel."}
]
},
{
"id": "ExtensionContext",
"type": "object",
"description": "A context hosting extension content.",
"properties": {
"contextType": {
"$ref": "ContextType",
"description": "The type of context this corresponds to."
},
"contextId": {
"type": "string",
"description": "A unique identifier for this context"
},
"tabId": {
"type": "integer",
"description": "The ID of the tab for this context, or -1 if this context is not hosted in a tab."
},
"windowId": {
"type": "integer",
"description": "The ID of the window for this context, or -1 if this context is not hosted in a window."
},
"documentId": {
"type": "string",
"optional": true,
"description": "A UUID for the document associated with this context, or undefined if this context is hosted not in a document."
},
"frameId": {
"type": "integer",
"description": "The ID of the frame for this context, or -1 if this context is not hosted in a frame."
},
"documentUrl": {
"type": "string",
"optional": true,
"description": "The URL of the document associated with this context, or undefined if the context is not hosted in a document."
},
"documentOrigin": {
"type": "string",
"optional": true,
"description": "The origin of the document associated with this context, or undefined if the context is not hosted in a document."
},
"incognito": {
"type": "boolean",
"description": "Whether the context is associated with an incognito profile."
}
}
},
{
"id": "ContextFilter",
"type": "object",
"description": "A filter to match against certain extension contexts. Matching contexts must match all specified filters; any filter that is not specified matches all available contexts. Thus, a filter of `{}` will match all available contexts.",
"properties": {
"contextTypes": {
"type": "array",
"items": { "$ref": "ContextType" },
"optional": true
},
"contextIds": {
"type": "array",
"items": { "type": "string" },
"optional": true
},
"tabIds": {
"type": "array",
"items": { "type": "integer" },
"optional": true
},
"windowIds": {
"type": "array",
"items": { "type": "integer" },
"optional": true
},
"documentIds": {
"type": "array",
"items": { "type": "string" },
"optional": true
},
"frameIds": {
"type": "array",
"items": { "type": "integer" },
"optional": true
},
"documentUrls": {
"type": "array",
"items": { "type": "string" },
"optional": true
},
"documentOrigins": {
"type": "array",
"items": { "type": "string" },
"optional": true
},
"incognito": {
"type": "boolean",
"optional": true
}
}
}
],
"properties": {
"lastError": {
"type": "object",
"optional": true,
"description": "Populated with an error message if calling an API function fails; otherwise undefined. This is only defined within the scope of that function's callback. If an error is produced, but <code>runtime.lastError</code> is not accessed within the callback, a message is logged to the console listing the API function that produced the error. API functions that return promises do not set this property.",
"properties": {
"message": {
"optional": true,
"type": "string",
"description": "Details about the error which occurred."
}
}
},
"id": {
"type": "string",
"description": "The ID of the extension/app."
}
},
"functions": [
{
"name": "getBackgroundPage",
"type": "function",
"description": "Retrieves the JavaScript 'window' object for the background page running inside the current extension/app. If the background page is an event page, the system will ensure it is loaded before calling the callback. If there is no background page, an error is set.",
"parameters": [],
"returns_async": {
"name": "callback",
"parameters": [
{
"name": "backgroundPage",
// Note: Only optional because we don't support validation
// for custom callbacks.
"optional": true,
"type": "object",
"isInstanceOf": "Window",
"additionalProperties": { "type": "any" },
"description": "The JavaScript 'window' object for the background page."
}
]
}
},
{
"name": "openOptionsPage",
"type": "function",
"description": "<p>Open your Extension's options page, if possible.</p><p>The precise behavior may depend on your manifest's <code><a href=\"/docs/extensions/develop/ui/options-page#embedded_options\">options_ui</a></code> or <code><a href=\"/docs/extensions/develop/ui/options-page#full_page\">options_page</a></code> key, or what Chrome happens to support at the time. For example, the page may be opened in a new tab, within chrome://extensions, within an App, or it may just focus an open options page. It will never cause the caller page to reload.</p><p>If your Extension does not declare an options page, or Chrome failed to create one for some other reason, the callback will set $(ref:lastError).</p>",
"parameters": [],
"returns_async": {
"name": "callback",
"parameters": [],
"optional": true
}
},
{
"name": "getManifest",
"description": "Returns details about the app or extension from the manifest. The object returned is a serialization of the full <a href=\"reference/manifest\">manifest file</a>.",
"type": "function",
"nocompile": true,
"parameters": [],
"returns": {
"type": "object",
"properties": {},
"additionalProperties": { "type": "any" },
"description": "The manifest details."
}
},
{
"name": "getURL",
"type": "function",
"nocompile": true,
"description": "Converts a relative path within an app/extension install directory to a fully-qualified URL.",
"parameters": [
{
"type": "string",
"name": "path",
"description": "A path to a resource within an app/extension expressed relative to its install directory."
}
],
"returns": {
"type": "string",
"description": "The fully-qualified URL to the resource."
}
},
{
"name": "setUninstallURL",
"type": "function",
"description": "Sets the URL to be visited upon uninstallation. This may be used to clean up server-side data, do analytics, and implement surveys. Maximum 1023 characters.",
"parameters": [
{
"type": "string",
"name": "url",
"maxLength": 1023,
"description": "URL to be opened after the extension is uninstalled. This URL must have an http: or https: scheme. Set an empty string to not open a new tab upon uninstallation."
}
],
"returns_async": {
"name": "callback",
"optional": true,
"description": "Called when the uninstall URL is set. If the given URL is invalid, $(ref:runtime.lastError) will be set.",
"parameters": []
}
},
{
"name": "reload",
"description": "Reloads the app or extension. This method is not supported in kiosk mode. For kiosk mode, use chrome.runtime.restart() method.",
"type": "function",
"parameters": []
},
{
"name": "requestUpdateCheck",
"type": "function",
"description": "<p>Requests an immediate update check be done for this app/extension.</p> <p><b>Important</b>: Most extensions/apps should <b>not</b> use this method, since Chrome already does automatic checks every few hours, and you can listen for the $(ref:runtime.onUpdateAvailable) event without needing to call requestUpdateCheck.</p><p>This method is only appropriate to call in very limited circumstances, such as if your extension talks to a backend service, and the backend service has determined that the client extension version is very far out of date and you'd like to prompt a user to update. Most other uses of requestUpdateCheck, such as calling it unconditionally based on a repeating timer, probably only serve to waste client, network, and server resources.</p><p>Note: When called with a callback, instead of returning an object this function will return the two properties as separate arguments passed to the callback.</p>",
"parameters": [],
"returns_async": {
"name": "callback",
"parameters": [
{
"type": "object",
"name": "result",
"description": "RequestUpdateCheckResult object that holds the status of the update check and any details of the result if there is an update available",
"properties": {
"status": {
"$ref": "RequestUpdateCheckStatus",
"description": "Result of the update check."
},
"version": {
"type": "string",
"optional": true,
"description": "If an update is available, this contains the version of the available update."
}
}
}
]
}
},
{
"name": "restart",
"description": "Restart the ChromeOS device when the app runs in kiosk mode. Otherwise, it's no-op.",
"type": "function",
"parameters": []
},
{
"name": "restartAfterDelay",
"description": "Restart the ChromeOS device when the app runs in kiosk mode after the given seconds. If called again before the time ends, the reboot will be delayed. If called with a value of -1, the reboot will be cancelled. It's a no-op in non-kiosk mode. It's only allowed to be called repeatedly by the first extension to invoke this API.",
"type": "function",
"parameters": [
{
"type": "integer",
"name": "seconds",
"description": "Time to wait in seconds before rebooting the device, or -1 to cancel a scheduled reboot."
}
],
"returns_async": {
"name": "callback",
"description": "A callback to be invoked when a restart request was successfully rescheduled.",
"parameters": [],
"optional": true
}
},
{
"name": "connect",
"type": "function",
"nocompile": true,
"description": "Attempts to connect listeners within an extension (such as the background page), or other extensions/apps. This is useful for content scripts connecting to their extension processes, inter-app/extension communication, and <a href=\"/docs/extensions/manifest/externally_connectable\">web messaging</a>. Note that this does not connect to any listeners in a content script. Extensions may connect to content scripts embedded in tabs via $(ref:tabs.connect).",
"parameters": [
{"type": "string", "name": "extensionId", "optional": true, "description": "The ID of the extension to connect to. If omitted, a connection will be attempted with your own extension. Required if sending messages from a web page for <a href=\"/docs/extensions/reference/manifest/externally-connectable\">web messaging</a>."},
{
"type": "object",
"name": "connectInfo",
"properties": {
"name": { "type": "string", "optional": true, "description": "Will be passed into onConnect for processes that are listening for the connection event." },
"includeTlsChannelId": { "type": "boolean", "optional": true, "description": "Whether the TLS channel ID will be passed into onConnectExternal for processes that are listening for the connection event." }
},
"optional": true
}
],
"returns": {
"$ref": "Port",
"description": "Port through which messages can be sent and received. The port's $(ref:Port onDisconnect) event is fired if the extension does not exist. "
}
},
{
"name": "connectNative",
"type": "function",
"nocompile": true,
"description": "Connects to a native application in the host machine. This method requires the <code>\"nativeMessaging\"</code> permission. See <a href=\"develop/concepts/native-messaging\">Native Messaging</a> for more information.",
"parameters": [
{
"type": "string",
"name": "application",
"description": "The name of the registered application to connect to."
}
],
"returns": {
"$ref": "Port",
"description": "Port through which messages can be sent and received with the application"
}
},
{
"name": "sendMessage",
"type": "function",
"nocompile": true,
"allowAmbiguousOptionalArguments": true,
"description": "Sends a single message to event listeners within your extension or a different extension/app. Similar to $(ref:runtime.connect) but only sends a single message, with an optional response. If sending to your extension, the $(ref:runtime.onMessage) event will be fired in every frame of your extension (except for the sender's frame), or $(ref:runtime.onMessageExternal), if a different extension. Note that extensions cannot send messages to content scripts using this method. To send messages to content scripts, use $(ref:tabs.sendMessage).",
"parameters": [
{"type": "string", "name": "extensionId", "optional": true, "description": "The ID of the extension to send the message to. If omitted, the message will be sent to your own extension/app. Required if sending messages from a web page for <a href=\"/docs/extensions/manifest/externally_connectable\">web messaging</a>."},
{ "type": "any", "name": "message", "description": "The message to send. This message should be a JSON-ifiable object." },
{
"type": "object",
"name": "options",
"properties": {
"includeTlsChannelId": { "type": "boolean", "optional": true, "description": "Whether the TLS channel ID will be passed into onMessageExternal for processes that are listening for the connection event." }
},
"optional": true
}
],
"returns_async": {
"name": "callback",
"optional": true,
"parameters": [
{
"name": "response",
"type": "any",
"description": "The JSON response object sent by the handler of the message. If an error occurs while connecting to the extension, the callback will be called with no arguments and $(ref:runtime.lastError) will be set to the error message."
}
]
}
},
{
"name": "sendNativeMessage",
"type": "function",
"nocompile": true,
"description": "Send a single message to a native application. This method requires the <code>\"nativeMessaging\"</code> permission.",
"parameters": [
{
"name": "application",
"description": "The name of the native messaging host.",
"type": "string"
},
{
"name": "message",
"description": "The message that will be passed to the native messaging host.",
"type": "object",
"additionalProperties": {
"type": "any"
}
}
],
"returns_async": {
"name": "callback",
"optional": true,
"parameters": [
{
"name": "response",
"type": "any",
"description": "The response message sent by the native messaging host. If an error occurs while connecting to the native messaging host, the callback will be called with no arguments and $(ref:runtime.lastError) will be set to the error message.",
"additionalProperties": {
"type": "any"
}
}
]
}
},
{
"name": "getPlatformInfo",
"type": "function",
"description": "Returns information about the current platform.",
"parameters": [],
"returns_async": {
"name": "callback",
"description": "Called with results",
"parameters": [
{
"name": "platformInfo",
"$ref": "PlatformInfo"
}
]
}
},
{
"name": "getPackageDirectoryEntry",
"type": "function",
"description": "Returns a DirectoryEntry for the package directory.",
"parameters": [],
"returns_async": {
"name": "callback",
"parameters": [
{
"name": "directoryEntry",
"type": "object",
"additionalProperties": { "type": "any" },
"isInstanceOf": "DirectoryEntry"
}
]
}
},
{
"name": "getContexts",
"type": "function",
"description": "Fetches information about active contexts associated with this extension",
"parameters": [
{
"$ref": "ContextFilter",
"name": "filter",
"description": "A filter to find matching contexts. A context matches if it matches all specified fields in the filter. Any unspecified field in the filter matches all contexts."
}
],
"returns_async": {
"name": "callback",
"description": "Invoked with the matching contexts, if any.",
"parameters": [
{
"name": "contexts",
"type": "array",
"description": "The matching contexts, if any.",
"items": { "$ref": "ExtensionContext" }
}
]
}
}
],
"events": [
{
"name": "onStartup",
"type": "function",
"description": "Fired when a profile that has this extension installed first starts up. This event is not fired when an incognito profile is started, even if this extension is operating in 'split' incognito mode."
},
{
"name": "onInstalled",
"type": "function",
"description": "Fired when the extension is first installed, when the extension is updated to a new version, and when Chrome is updated to a new version.",
"parameters": [
{
"type": "object",
"name": "details",
"properties": {
"reason": {
"$ref": "OnInstalledReason",
"description": "The reason that this event is being dispatched."
},
"previousVersion": {
"type": "string",
"optional": true,
"description": "Indicates the previous version of the extension, which has just been updated. This is present only if 'reason' is 'update'."
},
"id": {
"type": "string",
"optional": true,
"description": "Indicates the ID of the imported shared module extension which updated. This is present only if 'reason' is 'shared_module_update'."
}
}
}
]
},
{
"name": "onSuspend",
"type": "function",
"description": "Sent to the event page just before it is unloaded. This gives the extension opportunity to do some clean up. Note that since the page is unloading, any asynchronous operations started while handling this event are not guaranteed to complete. If more activity for the event page occurs before it gets unloaded the onSuspendCanceled event will be sent and the page won't be unloaded. "
},
{
"name": "onSuspendCanceled",
"type": "function",
"description": "Sent after onSuspend to indicate that the app won't be unloaded after all."
},
{
"name": "onUpdateAvailable",
"type": "function",
"description": "Fired when an update is available, but isn't installed immediately because the app is currently running. If you do nothing, the update will be installed the next time the background page gets unloaded, if you want it to be installed sooner you can explicitly call chrome.runtime.reload(). If your extension is using a persistent background page, the background page of course never gets unloaded, so unless you call chrome.runtime.reload() manually in response to this event the update will not get installed until the next time Chrome itself restarts. If no handlers are listening for this event, and your extension has a persistent background page, it behaves as if chrome.runtime.reload() is called in response to this event.",
"parameters": [
{
"type": "object",
"name": "details",
"properties": {
"version": {
"type": "string",
"description": "The version number of the available update."
}
},
"additionalProperties": { "type": "any" },
"description": "The manifest details of the available update."
}
]
},
{
// TODO(xiyuan): onBrowserUpdateAvailable is deprecated in favor of
// onRestartRequired. We should remove it when we are sure it is unused.
"name": "onBrowserUpdateAvailable",
"type": "function",
"description": "Fired when a Chrome update is available, but isn't installed immediately because a browser restart is required.",
"deprecated": "Please use $(ref:runtime.onRestartRequired).",
"parameters": []
},
{
"name": "onConnect",
"type": "function",
"nocompile": true,
"options": {
"unmanaged": true
},
"description": "Fired when a connection is made from either an extension process or a content script (by $(ref:runtime.connect)).",
"parameters": [
{"$ref": "Port", "name": "port"}
]
},
{
"name": "onConnectExternal",
"type": "function",
"nocompile": true,
"description": "Fired when a connection is made from another extension (by $(ref:runtime.connect)), or from an externally connectable web site.",
"parameters": [
{"$ref": "Port", "name": "port"}
]
},
{
"name": "onUserScriptConnect",
"type": "function",
"nocompile": true,
"options": { "unmanaged": true },
"description": "Fired when a connection is made from a user script from this extension.",
"parameters": [
{"$ref": "Port", "name": "port"}
]
},
{
"name": "onConnectNative",
"type": "function",
"nocompile": true,
"description": "Fired when a connection is made from a native application. This event requires the <code>\"nativeMessaging\"</code> permission. It is only supported on Chrome OS.",
"parameters": [
{"$ref": "Port", "name": "port"}
]
},
{
"name": "onMessage",
"type": "function",
"nocompile": true,
"options": {
"unmanaged": true
},
"description": "Fired when a message is sent from either an extension process (by $(ref:runtime.sendMessage)) or a content script (by $(ref:tabs.sendMessage)).",
"parameters": [
{"name": "message", "type": "any", "optional": true, "description": "The message sent by the calling script."},
{"name": "sender", "$ref": "MessageSender" },
{"name": "sendResponse", "type": "function", "description": "Function to call (at most once) when you have a response. The argument should be any JSON-ifiable object. If you have more than one <code>onMessage</code> listener in the same document, then only one may send a response. This function becomes invalid when the event listener returns, <strong>unless you return true</strong> from the event listener to indicate you wish to send a response asynchronously (this will keep the message channel open to the other end until <code>sendResponse</code> is called)." }
],
"returns": {
"type": "boolean",
"optional": true,
"description": "Return true from the event listener if you wish to call <code>sendResponse</code> after the event listener returns."
}
},
{
"name": "onMessageExternal",
"type": "function",
"nocompile": true,
"options": { "unmanaged": true },
"description": "Fired when a message is sent from another extension (by $(ref:runtime.sendMessage)). Cannot be used in a content script.",
"parameters": [
{"name": "message", "type": "any", "optional": true, "description": "The message sent by the calling script."},
{"name": "sender", "$ref": "MessageSender" },
{"name": "sendResponse", "type": "function", "description": "Function to call (at most once) when you have a response. The argument should be any JSON-ifiable object. If you have more than one <code>onMessage</code> listener in the same document, then only one may send a response. This function becomes invalid when the event listener returns, <strong>unless you return true</strong> from the event listener to indicate you wish to send a response asynchronously (this will keep the message channel open to the other end until <code>sendResponse</code> is called)." }
],
"returns": {
"type": "boolean",
"optional": true,
"description": "Return true from the event listener if you wish to call <code>sendResponse</code> after the event listener returns."
}
},
{
"name": "onUserScriptMessage",
"type": "function",
"nocompile": true,
"options": { "unmanaged": true },
"description": "Fired when a message is sent from a user script associated with the same extension.",
"parameters": [
{"name": "message", "type": "any", "optional": true, "description": "The message sent by the user script."},
{"name": "sender", "$ref": "MessageSender" },
{"name": "sendResponse", "type": "function", "description": "Function to call (at most once) when you have a response. The argument should be any JSON-ifiable object. If you have more than one <code>onMessage</code> listener in the same document, then only one may send a response. This function becomes invalid when the event listener returns, <strong>unless you return true</strong> from the event listener to indicate you wish to send a response asynchronously (this will keep the message channel open to the other end until <code>sendResponse</code> is called)." }
],
"returns": {
"type": "boolean",
"optional": true,
"description": "Return true from the event listener if you wish to call <code>sendResponse</code> after the event listener returns."
}
},
{
"name": "onRestartRequired",
"type": "function",
"description": "Fired when an app or the device that it runs on needs to be restarted. The app should close all its windows at its earliest convenient time to let the restart to happen. If the app does nothing, a restart will be enforced after a 24-hour grace period has passed. Currently, this event is only fired for Chrome OS kiosk apps.",
"parameters": [
{
"$ref": "OnRestartRequiredReason",
"name": "reason",
"description": "The reason that the event is being dispatched."
}
]
}
]
}
]