[webkit-dev] extending webkit

wang gang wulfgang.dev at gmail.com
Wed Mar 19 22:50:52 PDT 2008


  Is there a way to extend webkit so as to enable the browser or widgets
(like the ones on Mac) to access the native functionalities of the machine?
  scenario 1: in the browser, a piece of js code can invoke certain apis to
make phone calls or send/receive sms on a mobile phone which has webkit
ported and served as the base of the browser.
  scenario 2: a widget reads from the local PIM database on the phone and
shows contact or calendar info.

  The basic idea is to provide necessary apis to be used by js code which
can then access local data just as it does in getting remote info (like in

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