[webkit-dev] embedding WebKit in MFC application

Andre-John Mas ajmas at sympatico.ca
Tue Apr 14 15:08:56 PDT 2009

On 14-Apr-2009, at 12:48, Brent Fulgham wrote:

> Hi Martin,
> On Tue, Apr 14, 2009 at 8:35 AM, Martin Račko <rackom7 at gmail.com>  
> wrote:
>> I would like to create an MFC (Win32 API alternatively) application  
>> with
>> WebKit embedded.
> I'm afraid you are not going to be able to do so using the stock
> WebKit project.  Apple does not provide a license option for their
> CoreGraphics, CoreFoundation, and CFNetwork libraries, which are
> needed to build and run WebKit on Windows.
> Because of this, I worked to revive the original Apple Cairo version
> of WebKit.  These changes are nearly all in the main tree (I have to
> finish a few small changes), and are being successfully used by
> several people (including the Appcelerator team).
> Depending on what you want to do, you might consider just using the
> Appcelerator package, as building WebKit and integrating it in an MFC
> application is not well documented.
> I created a sample MFC application based on one of the Apple example
> programs a month or so ago, and posted a link to it on my blog
> (http://lwat.blogspot.com).  I don't have a direct link handy --
> sorry!

Would any of the work that allowed WebKit to work with Chrome benefit
this, since this does work on Windows?


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