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From Brian>
Subject Re: Crosswalk-powered InAppBrowser plugin
Date Thu, 05 Feb 2015 23:36:35 GMT
could be its own thing but if it came under the actual inappbrowser that'd
be cool too

On Thu, Feb 5, 2015 at 3:25 PM, Sidney Bofah <>

> Hi all,
> my company recently required the availability of a high-performance
> Android modal WebView (that is, Chromium-based, disposable, free of memory
> leaks, etc.) in context of a Crosswalk-based Cordova/Ionic project. My
> research had shown that the widely used InAppBrowser plugin has not made
> any progress or attempts in terms of being extended (or migrated) towards
> using the XWalkView stuff yet. However, as the container app already
> employed Cordova-Crosswalk, this seemed counterintuitive. Solutions such as
> the Cocoon "WebViewPlus" were too opaque.
> As a solution, i devised a version of the plugin that uses Crosswalk
> (13/Canary) as its rendering engine, with a dependency on the
> "cordova-engine-crosswalk" project (the host project is based on Ionic). In
> this context, it was required to migrate its legacy WebView architecture to
> Chromium. The results are promising this far, and could possibly benefit
> many Android apps using rendering-intensive, temporary webviews.
> Currently, the code lives in a private repository, but is to be open
> sourced. My questions are: Which project, branch, repo etc. would be the
> correct context for contributing?
> Cheers,
> Sidney
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