NW.js v0.39.1 Released with Chromium Security Update

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Roger Wang

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Jun 17, 2019, 11:33:41 PM6/17/19
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NW.js 0.39.1 is released with Chromium 75 security update. It also ships fixes for regressions.

Previously NW 0.39 was released with Chromium 75, which contains usual under-the-hood performance and stability tweaks, and there are also some cool new features to explore. It supports low latency canvas contexts, sharing files, numeric separators and more. Please check Chromium blog for details. For a complete list of all features (including experimental features) in this release, see the Chrome 75 milestone hotlist.

We've made the 0.39 branch ready soon after Chromium beta bumps to 75. 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.

Best regards, 

Roger Wang

ChangeLog

  • Update Chromium to 75.0.3770.90
  • Fix: Removing Listening events from a window is broken (#7077)
  • Fix: crash in compiled JS (#7045)
  • Fix: crash with product_string (#7075)

Full ChangeLog: https://github.com/nwjs/nw.js/blob/nw39/CHANGELOG.md

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SDK build:

Binary for other platforms: https://dl.nwjs.io/v0.39.1/

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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