webOS 1.7.0 Release Notes

Release date: April 16, 2019

This version corresponds to the GitHub releases from build #56 to build #69.

New Features

Application Framework

  • SDK
    • Workflow Designer has been added.

Managers & Services

  • Media
    • Camera Service has been added.
  • Internationalization/Localization (i18n/l10n)
    • Virtual Keyboard (VKB) has been added.
  • Intelligence
    • Context Intent Manager (CIM) has been added.
  • External Device
    • Physical Device Manager (PDM) has been added.

Base Components

  • Media
    • g-camera-pipeline has been added.

Changed Features

Core Applications

  • Enact Browser
    • Added translation of tab titles for ‘New Tab’, ‘Bookmarks’, ‘History’, and ‘Setting’.
    • Implemented support for window.open() function.
    • Implemented a feature to fetch favicons based on link tags provided by sites.
    • Implemented a feature to show error pages for unresponsive sites.

Base Components

  • Web Engine
    • Web engine has been upgraded from Chromium 53 to Chromium 68.

Fixed Issues

  • Enact Browser
    • Fixed an issue where default bookmarks are reset when the browser restarts after clearing all bookmarks.
    • Fixed an issue where bookmarks are deleted incorrectly.
    • Fixed an issue where thumbnails are displayed abnormally for sites visited via Google search.
    • Fixed an issue where the last open tab is closed when the browser receives close event from a web page. (in order to keep at least one tab opened)

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