[Development] [Announcement] QtWebKit Technology Preview 5

Konstantin Tokarev annulen at yandex.ru
Mon Feb 6 17:35:05 CET 2017


Hi all,

QtWebKit Technology Preview 5 is out.

Highlights of these release are:

* WebGL, accelerated compositing and accelerated 2D canvas are supported now. Accelerated compositing is disabled by default for now, it is known to cause minor artifacts on some sites.

* MinGW compiler is now fully supported on Windows

This improves feature parity with previous releases of QtWebKit [1]. The only major remining thing is QML API (based on WebKit2) which is being worked on right now [2]

You can find more detailed release changelog and binary builds compatible with official Qt 5.8 SDK at

https://github.com/annulen/webkit/releases/tag/qtwebkit-tp5

Big thanks to all contributors!


[1] https://github.com/annulen/webkit/wiki/Comparison-with-QtWebKit-5.6
[2] https://github.com/annulen/webkit/tree/wk2
     https://github.com/annulen/webkit/wiki/Building-WebKit2-%28WIP%29

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Regards,
Konstantin


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