[webkit-gtk] WebKitGTK 2.27.1 released!

Carlos Garcia Campos cgarcia at igalia.com
Fri Oct 4 07:22:03 PDT 2019

WebKitGTK 2.27.1 is available for download at:

https://webkitgtk.org/releases/webkitgtk-2.27.1.tar.xz (19.8MB)
   md5sum: 6ec70ea8267c3a7462285eaecd35510a
   sha1sum: ad6ce2885bfa8ce2b0c44bb9fc53fe5a2e3119a5
   sha256sum: 8a008adc8e6fb971e53fa3ba26995ef143f57aa27ea0fd89578cf2f2dc3d77cc

This is the first development release leading toward 2.28 series.

What's new in the WebKitGTK 2.27.1 release?

  - Enable async scrolling when accelerating compositing policy is 'always'.
  - Add about:gpu to show information about the graphics stack.
  - Add API to enable Process Swap on (Cross-site) Navigation, that is now disabled by default.
  - Add WebKitWebView:page-id property.
  - Improve swipe navigation gesture style.
  - Fix several crashes and rendering issues.

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

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,
October 04, 2019
Carlos Garcia Campos
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