[webkit-gtk] WebKitGTK 2.28.0 released!

Carlos Garcia Campos cgarcia at igalia.com
Tue Mar 10 04:27:40 PDT 2020

WebKitGTK 2.28.0 is available for download at:

https://webkitgtk.org/releases/webkitgtk-2.28.0.tar.xz (20.4MB)
   md5sum: 0bf11df8117ea64f6b8de59d278a2c78
   sha1sum: 927d0922b986fd06567015ce4425ed05d9fca209
   sha256sum: 361f3d178f62a9c112cbadfedd46106c34455c26d57a12a28fb3b09178d20e8b

This is the first stable release in the 2.28 series.

Highlights of the WebKitGTK 2.28.0 release

  - Add API to enable Process Swap on (Cross-site) Navigation.
  - Add user messages API for the communication with the web extension.
  - Add support for same-site cookies.
  - Service workers are enabled by default.
  - Add support for Pointer Lock API.
  - Add flatpak sandbox support.
  - Make ondemand hardware acceleration policy never leave accelerated compositing mode.
  - Always use a light theme for rendering form controls.
  - Add about:gpu to show information about the graphics stack.

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,
March 10, 2020
Carlos Garcia Campos
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