NW.js v0.26.0 Released with Chromium 62, Node 8.7.0 and Security Updates


We're excited to announce NW.js 0.26.0 with Chromium 62 upgrade, security updates within it and Node 8.7.0.

Chromium 62 contains usual under-the-hood performance and stability tweaks, but there are also some cool new features to explore. It supports Network Quality Estimator API, OpenType variable fonts, and media capture from DOM elements. Please check upstream information here. The stable upgrade contains many security fixes as well.

We made the 0.26 branch ready soon after Chromium beta bumps to 62. Thanks to the testers for their valuable feedback and bug reports. We've been working on 3 branches simultaneously: a released branch on current Chromium stable, a beta branch on Chromium beta and a 0.14 branch for legacy OS support.


Full ChangeLog: https://github.com/nwjs/nw.js/blob/nw26/CHANGELOG.md


SDK build:

Binary for other platforms: https://dl.nwjs.io/v0.26.0/

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



See our mailing list to discuss on this release: https://groups.google.com/d/msg/nwjs-general/O-4_fSxkSGQ/c0q7-_RWAgAJ