[webkit-gtk] WebKitGTK+ 2.18.0 released!

Carlos Garcia Campos cgarcia at igalia.com
Mon Sep 11 00:53:17 PDT 2017

WebKitGTK+ 2.18.0 is available for download at:

https://webkitgtk.org/releases/webkitgtk-2.18.0.tar.xz (14.1MB)
   md5sum: 10d86dd5a5b68875654cc38af139f382
   sha1sum: e4d6cc7cff8729aa5ae6c17e10ed5ddf31048983
   sha256sum: b583e46a3de36a3e80ba33b084ead60512a2046aca01ff61e50e519436e5038d

This is the first stable release in the 2.18 series.

Highlights of the WebKitGTK+ 2.18.0 release

  - Initial WebDriver support.
  - New remote inspector infrastructure.
  - WebCrypto API support is now enabled by default.
  - GStreamerGL is enabled by default when building with GStreamer >= 1.10.
  - Kinetic scrolling support.
  - New API to create a WebKitContextMenuItem from a GAction.
  - New API to allow overriding the popup menu of select elements.

What is WebKitGTK+?

WebKitGTK+ is the GNOME platform port of the WebKit rendering engine.
Offering WebKit's full functionality through a set of GObject-based
APIs, it is suitable for projects requiring any kind of web
integration, from hybrid HTML/CSS applications to full-fledged web


gtk+ >= 3.6.0
glib >= 2.36
libsoup >= 2.42.0
cairo >= 1.10.2
libxml >= 2.8.0
libxslt >= 1.1.7
HarfBuzz >= 0.9.2
fontconfig >= 2.8.0
FreeType2 >= 2.4.2

Depending on your configuration options WebKitGTK+ may also depend on:

gtk+ >= 2.24.10
GObject introspection
gstreamer >= 1.2.3
GeoClue >= 2.1.5
cairo-gl >= 1.10.2

More information

If you want to know more about the project or get in touch with us
you may:

- Visit our website at https://www.webkitgtk.org, or the upstream
  site at https://www.webkit.org. People interested in contributing
  should read: https://www.webkit.org/coding/contributing.html.

- Browse the bug list at https://bugs.webkit.org, WebKitGTK+ bugs are
  typically prefixed by "[GTK]." A bug report with a minimal,
  reproducible test case is often just as valuable as a patch.

- Join the #webkit and #webkitgtk+ IRC channels at irc.freenode.net.

- Subscribe to the WebKitGTK+ mailing list,
  https://lists.webkit.org/mailman/listinfo/webkit-gtk, or the
  WebKit development mailing list,


Thanks to all the contributors who made possible this release, they
are far too many to list!

The WebKitGTK+ team,
September 11, 2017
Carlos Garcia Campos

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