NW.js v0.62.0 Released with Chromium 99 Upgrade

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Roger Wang

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Mar 6, 2022, 11:50:39 AMMar 6
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NW.js 0.62.0 is here with the Chromium 99 stable upgrade.

Chromium 99 contains usual under-the-hood performance and stability tweaks, but there are also some cool new features to explore. It supports CSS Cascade Layers, New Canvas 2D Features, New showPicker() Method on HTMLInputElement Objects and more. Please check Chromium blog for details. For a complete list of all features (including experimental features) in this release, see the Chrome 99 milestone hotlist.

I've made the 0.62 branch ready soon after Chromium beta bumps to 99. Thanks to the testers for their valuable feedback and bug reports. I've been working on 2 branches simultaneously: a released branch on current Chromium stable and a beta branch on Chromium beta.

Best regards,
Roger Wang

ChangeLog

Full ChangeLog: https://github.com/nwjs/nw.js/blob/nw62/CHANGELOG.md

Download

SDK build:

Binary for other platforms: https://dl.nwjs.io/v0.62.0/

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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