[webkit-dev] How to use webkit ?

David Kilzer ddkilzer at webkit.org
Thu Jul 10 09:22:58 PDT 2008

Hi Nemix,

In order to use WebKit with Java, you will have to provide a "JNI" (Java Native Interface) layer that lets Java "talk" to WebKit.  You'll also have to provide a way for WebKit to "draw" within a Java application.  (This is also a gross oversimplification of what may be required.)

Fortunately Sun may have already done most of the work for you, although I'm not sure JWebPane is ready yet:



On Thu, 7/10/08, Nemix <ereas_dre at hotmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> I would like to try webkit cause I really need it for a
> project. I have to
> develop in Java.
> But I haven't any idea on "how can I start with
> webkit ?".
> An IDE is needed (eclispe, ...) ? How can I do ?
> I'm a very newcomer... Can somebody help me to start
> please ?
> I have downloaded the Windows version of the webkit.
> I would like for example to embed it in a container to
> display the website I
> want.
> What files have I to look and modify (or create...) ?
> Have I got to use Java or Javascript (I have seen a lot of
> .js files in the
> windows package) or something else ?
> Thanks !

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