WebKitGTK+ 2.7.90 released!

This is a development release leading toward 2.8 series.

What’s new in the WebKitGTK+ 2.7.90 release?

  • Use the new memory allocator bmalloc instead of TCMalloc which drastically improves the overall performance.
  • Remove WebKitWebView::close-notification signal and add WebKitNotification::closed instead.
  • Implement support for new AtkRole types for MathML.
  • Add support for input color type.
  • Add API to allow overriding the default color chooser implementation.
  • Resize the accelerating compositing window to a minimum size again after leaving accelerated compositing mode to save memory.
  • Ensure WebKitFrame objects are released when the frame is destroyed.
  • Clear the GObject DOM bindings internal cache when frames are destroyed.
  • Implement page overlays to bring back the inspector element highlighting.
  • Fix startup runtime critical warnings when using the network process.
  • Fix the build with recent versions of GLib that have GMutexLocker.
  • Fix the gtk-doc generation to appear in DevHelp.

Thanks to all the contributors who made possible this release.