[wpe-webkit] WPE WebKit 2.28.0 released

Adrian Perez de Castro aperez at igalia.com
Thu Mar 12 09:14:31 PDT 2020

WPE WebKit 2.28.0 is available for download at:

https://wpewebkit.org/releases/wpewebkit-2.28.0.tar.xz (19.3 MiB)
   md5sum: 4298b9d38b4f05f92995422ea9979893
   sha1sum: 9e791b6112cca8cda51ae7e991b545f4bf0bb46c
   sha256sum: a85cd3cb46206a4929a9562d53379a7e7e2ec1a3224b34e2dcf5da30bb906722

This is the first stable release in the 2.28 series.

## Highlights of the WPE WebKit 2.28.0 release

- Add user messages API for the communication with web process extensions.
- Add support for "SameSite" cookies.
- Service workers are enabled by default.
- Add Flatpak sandbox support.
- Add webkit://gpu to show information about the graphics stack.
- Add support for 2D-axis smooth motion input events.
- Enable WebAudio and WebGL by default in WebKitSettings.
- Add new API for input methods.
- Add support for the WebKitOptionMenu API.

For more details about all the changes included in WPE WebKit 2.28.0 see
the NEWS file included in the tarball.

## What is WPE WebKit?

WPE WebKit is an embeddable 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 use
you may:

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

- Browse the bug list at https://bugs.webkit.org
  A bug report with a minimal, reproducible test cases is often just
  as valuable as a patch.

- Join the #webkit channel at irc.freenode.net.

- Subscribe to the webkit-wpe at lists.webkit.org mailing list,
  https://lists.webkit.org/mailman/listinfo/webkit-wpe, or the
  WebKit general development mailing list

## Thanks

Thanks to all the contributors who made this release possible.

The WPE WebKit Team,
March 12th, 2020
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