NW.js v0.29.4 Released with Node.js 9.11.1

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NW.js 0.29.4 is here with Node.js 9.11.1 update and a bug fix. This should be the last version on nw29 branch as 0.30.0 will be released soon.

Chromium 65 contains usual under-the-hood performance and stability tweaks, but there are also some cool new features to explore. It supports CSS Paint API, the ServerTiming API, CSS display: contents property and many more. Please check upstream information for details. For a complete list of all features (including experimental features) in this release, see the Chrome 65 milestone hotlist.

We've made the 0.29 branch ready soon after Chromium beta bumps to 65. Thanks to the testers for their valuable feedback and bug reports. We've been working on 2 branches simultaneously: a released branch on current Chromium stable and a beta branch on Chromium beta.

ChangeLog

  • Update Node.js to v9.11.1
  • Fix: window object return in Window.open callback is undefined with redirecting URL (#6392)
  • Fix debug build

Full ChangeLog: https://github.com/nwjs/nw.js/blob/nw29/CHANGELOG.md

Download

SDK build:

Binary for other platforms: https://dl.nwjs.io/v0.29.4/

There are 2 builds for each platform - normal build, and SDK build. Normal build doesn't have devtools, only SDK build does. lt can be opened by pressing F12 (Cmd-Alt-I on OSX). SDK packages also have more development tools to be exposed in the following releases, as well as the NaCl support.

Our build infrastructure enables live binary build from git tip so you can access to the latest binary from https://dl.nwjs.io/live-build/

Known issues

http://docs.nwjs.io/en/latest/For%20Users/Migration/From%200.12%20to%200.13/#known-issues

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