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From Shazron <shaz...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [iOS 8] Status of WKWebView work
Date Tue, 09 Sep 2014 22:58:52 GMT
UIWebView iOS 8 scores 440/555 points on html5test.com, and yes it supports
indexedDB
Full results: http://html5te.st/f16d892273bbe5bd

On Tue, Sep 9, 2014 at 1:33 PM, Andrew Grieve <agrieve@chromium.org> wrote:

> :(
>
> Hopefully UIWebView will still get some updates though? E.g. IndexedDb?
>
> On Tue, Sep 9, 2014 at 4:18 PM, Tommy Williams <tommy@devgeeks.org> wrote:
> > That's pretty disappointing.
> >
> > Especially with not even a comment from apple.
> > On 10 Sep 2014 05:50, "Shazron" <shazron@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >> Well, bad news. I just installed the iOS 8 GM firmware on an iPhone 5
> and
> >> used Xcode 6 GM, and the file:// url "bug" (assuming it is a bug and
> not by
> >> design) is still there.
> >>
> >> http://www.openradar.me/radar?id=5839348817723392
> >>
> >> On Fri, Sep 5, 2014 at 12:48 PM, Shazron <shazron@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> > Clarification:
> >> > When I said "The bridge works great, and plugins work great." this was
> >> > for loading a html page and plugins using the file:// protocol using
> >> > WKWebView (as the title of the report implies). The bug I reported
> was on
> >> > Device (> iOS beta 4), on Simulator it is *fine* (this info was in the
> >> bug
> >> > report as well).
> >> >
> >> > *Nothing* has been done using the local web server and proxy (at least
> >> > nothing checked in). An implementation on how the proxy works can be
> seen
> >> > in the PhoneGap Developer App:
> >> > https://github.com/phonegap/phonegap-app-developer
> >> >
> >> > See CB-7043 for progress on tasks regarding this.
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > On Fri, Sep 5, 2014 at 11:40 AM, Shazron <shazron@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> >
> >> >> I figure I will write this all up before the official release of iOS
> 8
> >> >> next week (probability high) and everyone asking about support.
> >> >>
> >> >> It has stalled because the WKWebView cannot load files using the
> file://
> >> >> protocol since iOS 8 beta 4.
> >> >>
> >> >> This bug has been filed with Apple weeks ago:
> >> >> http://www.openradar.me/radar?id=5839348817723392
> >> >>
> >> >> I even checked WebKit check-ins if there was any progress, so far,
> no:
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >>
> http://trac.webkit.org/browser/trunk/Source/WebKit2/UIProcess/API/Cocoa?order=date&desc=1
> >> >> (but it's entirely possible the loading code is in another part of
> the
> >> >> tree).
> >> >>
> >> >> The alternative is to run a local web server, which works great.
> >> However,
> >> >> this will open up a can of worms possibly with Apple, I'm not sure.
> >> >>
> >> >> The other interesting tidbit is, with WKWebView, for locally loaded
> >> files
> >> >> using the file:// protocol, cross-domain restrictions now apply,
> unlike
> >> >> UIWebView's behaviour. To have the same behaviour as UIWebView, we
> would
> >> >> need to proxy these requests (modify xhr.open to go to our proxy,
> which
> >> >> requires the local web server).
> >> >>
> >> >> The bridge works great, and plugins work great.
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >
> >>
>

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