NW.js v0.74.0 Released with Chromium 111 and Node.js v19.7.0

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Roger Wang

Mar 13, 2023, 4:46:09 PM3/13/23
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I'm pleased to announce NW v0.74.0 with Chromium 111 stable upgrade and Node.js v19.7.0

In NW v0.74, Chromium 111 contains usual under-the-hood performance and stability tweaks, but there are also some cool new features to explore. It supports New CSS color types and spaces, Media Session API: Presenting slides actions, Resizable ArrayBuffer and growable SharedArrayBuffer and more. Please check upstream release notes for details. For a complete list of all features (including experimental features) in this release, see the Chrome 111 milestone hotlist.

I've made the 0.74 branch ready soon after Chromium beta bumps to 111. Thanks to the testers for their valuable feedback and bug reports. I've been working on 2 branches simultaneously: a released branch on the current Chromium stable and a beta branch on Chromium beta.

Best regards,
Roger Wang


Full ChangeLog: https://github.com/nwjs/nw.js/blob/nw74/CHANGELOG.md


SDK build:

Binary for other platforms: https://dl.nwjs.io/v0.74.0/

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/

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