Tue Aug 02 2022

WPE WebKit 2.37.1 released

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This is the first development release leading towards the 2.38 series.

What’s new in WPE WebKit 2.37.1?

  • Add initial WebRTC implementation using GstWebRTC if GStreamer 1.20 is available, disabled by default via web view settings.
  • Add new API to set WebView’s Content-Security-Policy, for web extensions support.
  • Add new API to run asynchronous JavaScript functions.
  • Expose typed arrays in the JavaScriptCore GLib API.
  • Add support for displaying PDF documents using PDF.js.
  • Show font name and font variant settings in the inspector.
  • MediaSession is enabled by default, allowing remote media control using MPRIS.
  • Modernized media controls UI.
  • Add support for Google Dynamic Ad Insertion (DAI).
  • Add support for capturing encoded video streams from capture devices (e.g. webcams.)
  • Make it possible to use the remote inspector from other browsers using the WEBKIT_INSPECTOR_HTTP_SERVER environment variable.
  • Add support for IPv6 in the remote inspector.
  • Update form element style to match libadwaita.
  • Fix canvas animations and images with threaded rendering enabled.
  • Switch to use gi-docgen for API documentation instead of gtk-doc.
  • Remove the ATK accessibility implementation, which has been replaced by direct usage of the AT-SPI D-Bus interfaces.
  • Fix several crashes and rendering issues.

Checksums

wpewebkit-2.37.1.tar.xz (29.0 MiB)
   md5sum: a44cf35f7b6f8e577f51c296e94aae2a
   sha1sum: 4f31d83fd9d6f66cd04f745b633e541ecb93b51d
   sha256sum: eb07b54190827ea860089fc711358658d952bcc62e36bc9bfa12dcfda9c21649

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