[webkit-dev] glib bindings

Gustavo Noronha gns at gnome.org
Mon May 11 13:34:00 PDT 2009

On Mon, 2009-05-11 at 12:12 -0700, Jerry Spicklemire wrote:
> I'm putting together a feasibility study on using Webkit 
> to develop a desktop application with browser features. 
> I noticed in the wiki that there is a submission "under 
> review", to add glib bindings, which would, among other 
> things, enable straightforward Python development via 
> Webkit. 
> That would make a huge difference in getting Webkit 
> approved as a foundation for the cross-platform app 
> I'm going to be working on in the near future. 
> So, any ideas when the glib bindings will become part 
> of the standard Webkit package? 
> Thanks so much, 
> Jerry S.

I don't really understand your question. I believe you are talking about
the bug report that is about implementing the glib DOM bindings? If you
need DOM bindings you'll have to wait a bit more.

If you want to use WebKitGTK+ from Python you can do that today, using
the python-webkit package provided by your favorite distribution:

kov at abacate ~> python
Python 2.5.4 (r254:67916, Feb 17 2009, 20:16:45) 
[GCC 4.3.3] on linux2
Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
>>> import webkit
>>> webview = webkit.WebView()

And so on...

See you,

Gustavo Noronha <gns at gnome.org>
GNOME contributor

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