WebKitGTK 2.37.1 released!


WebKitGTK 2.37.1 is available for download at:
webkitgtk.org/releases/webkitgtk-2.37.1.tar.xz (31.4MB) md5sum: 11a5a291784349cc26b892bfdadeff87 sha1sum: c61cc88556653dc8295fd6c463dc02b3357fb2c0 sha256sum: c53326b1751f8c6da3db2f4bfa91c1801755893e287d0e1f6c07344589d4a6a7
This is the first development release leading toward 2.38 series.
What’s new in the WebKitGTK 2.37.1 release? ===========================================
– Add initial implementation of WebRTC using GstWebRTC if GStreamer 1.20 is available, disabled by default via web view settings. – Add new API to set WebView’s Content-Security-Policy for web extensions support. – Add new API to run async JavaScript functions. – Expose typed arrays in JavaScriptCore GLib API. – Add support for PDF documents using PDF.js. – Show font name and font variant settings in the inspector. – MediaSession is enabled by default, allowing remote media control using MPRIS. – Modernized media controls UI. – Add Support Google Dynamic Ad Insertion (DAI). – Add support for capturing encoded video streams from a webcam. – Make it possible to use the remote inspector from other browsers using WEBKIT_INSPECTOR_HTTP_SERVER env var. – Add support for IPv6 in the remote inspector. – Update form elements style to match libadwaita. – Fix canvas animations and images with threaded rendering enabled. – Switch to use gi-docgen for API documentation instead of gtk-doc. – Remove the ATK a11y implementation that has been replaced by AT-SPI DBus interfaces. – 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 browsers.
More information ================
If you want to know more about the project or get in touch with us you may:
– Visit our website at www.webkitgtk.org or the upstream site at www.webkit.org – people interested in contributing should read: www.webkit.org/coding/contributing.html.
– Browse the bug list at 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 #webkitgtk IRC channel at irc.gnome.org or on Matrix at #webkitgtk:matrix.org.
– Subscribe to the WebKitGTK mailing list, lists.webkit.org/mailman/listinfo/webkit-gtk or the WebKit development mailing list, lists.webkit.org/mailman/listinfo/webkit-dev
Thanks ======
Thanks to all the contributors who made possible this release, they are far too many to list!
The WebKitGTK team, July 12, 2022