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From tommy-carlos williams <to...@devgeeks.org>
Subject Re: [iOS 8] WKWebView moving forward
Date Tue, 09 Jun 2015 21:15:00 GMT
I hadn’t considered the space issue. Mind you, my apps are like 1.7MB. Not exactly space
hogs. At least the camera and downloads issues would be fixed :(

-- 
tommy-carlos williams

On 10 June 2015 at 07:04:00, Shazron (shazron@gmail.com) wrote:

+1 to what Kerri said.  
If we did it, it would be in Library/Caches since that is not backed up by  
iTunes:  
https://developer.apple.com/library/ios/documentation/FileManagement/Conceptual/FileSystemProgrammingGuide/FileSystemOverview/FileSystemOverview.html#//apple_ref/doc/uid/TP40010672-CH2-SW1
 

On Tue, Jun 9, 2015 at 1:58 PM, Kerri Shotts <kerrishotts@gmail.com> wrote:  

> Speaking as a user who has an iPhone that’s always running near the  
> storage limit: I’d hate to see files be duplicate out of the bundle into  
> another location… my phone might cry.  
>  
> I think we went over that when WKWebview was first released. Copying files  
> was discussed, but it adds an awful lot of complexity to startup, wastes  
> space, etc. Looks like the local web server might be the best option, still.  
>  
> But I guess this gives the option of using web content that the app itself  
> downloads to /Documents or /Library, so that could be nice. Unfortunate  
> that they hamstrung it regarding bundles tho. Here’s hoping they’ll change  
> it, but given the track record in iOS 8, I’m not holding my breath.  
>  
>  
>  
>  
> On June 9, 2015 at 3:50:09 PM, Ross Gerbasi (rgerbasi@gmail.com) wrote:  
>  
> Would it be a horrible idea to copy files into one of those folders?  
>  
> On Tue, Jun 9, 2015 at 3:22 PM, Shazron <shazron@gmail.com> wrote:  
>  
> > We could use it for InAppBrowser but we might lose some features that we  
> > have possibly.  
> >  
> > Anyways, one piece of bad news for WKWebView iOS 9 - you can load file  
> urls  
> > in Library and Documents, but not the app bundle.  
> > https://twitter.com/wkwebview/status/608359163299819521  
> >  
> > On Tue, Jun 9, 2015 at 1:02 PM, Carlos Santana <csantana23@gmail.com>  
> > wrote:  
> >  
> > > Yay !  
> > > There is also a new Safari View Controller, don't know if it's  
> applicable  
> > > to replace wkwebview but at least I think it can be use to build the  
> next  
> > > gen inappbrowser since its beats a makeup in iOS anyway.  
> > >  
> > > The session is in 30 minutes so I'm planning attending.  
> > > On Mon, Jun 8, 2015 at 2:33 PM Shazron <shazron@gmail.com> wrote:  
> > >  
> > > > There is a WWDC session: "Safari Extensibility: Content Blocking and 

> > > Shared  
> > > > Links". So I'm hopeful for whitelisting  
> > > >  
> > > > On Mon, Jun 8, 2015 at 1:22 PM, Shazron <shazron@gmail.com> wrote:
 
> > > >  
> > > > > Moar news https://twitter.com/wkwebview/status/608005652720451584
 
> > > > >  
> > > > >  
> > > > > On Monday, June 8, 2015, Shazron <shazron@gmail.com> wrote:
 
> > > > >  
> > > > >> Cordova developers rejoice, iOS 9 includes the API to load pages
 
> > from  
> > > > >> file:// urls  
> > https://twitter.com/wkwebview/status/608002548151119872  
> > > > >>  
> > > > >> On Mon, Feb 9, 2015 at 2:19 PM, Shazron <shazron@gmail.com>
 
> wrote:  
> > > > >>  
> > > > >>> Also Xcode 6.3 now *requires* Yosemite. Fair warning to upgrade
I  
> > > > >>> suppose for your dev machines and build servers...  
> > > > >>>  
> > > > >>>  
> > > > >>> On Mon, Feb 9, 2015 at 2:13 PM, tommy-carlos williams  
> > > > >>> <tommy@devgeeks.org> wrote:  
> > > > >>> > Oh, FFS.  
> > > > >>> >  
> > > > >>> > I give up on Apple solving this, personally. Most apps
don’t  
> > > > >>> *actually* need it (they think they do, but they don’t).
I am  
> going  
> > > to  
> > > > find  
> > > > >>> another way to solve it for our apps… maybe I will actually
have  
> to  
> > > > write a  
> > > > >>> native plugin for the crypto :(  
> > > > >>> >  
> > > > >>> > --  
> > > > >>> > tommy-carlos williams  
> > > > >>> >  
> > > > >>> > On 10 February 2015 at 08:18:31, Shazron (shazron@gmail.com)
 
> > > wrote:  
> > > > >>> >  
> > > > >>> > In other news -- the new Xcode 6.3 beta (iOS 8.3) does
*not*  
> > > contain  
> > > > >>> > the loadFileURL:readAccessURL: selector that we are
all waiting  
> > for  
> > > > >>> > :'(  
> > > > >>> > https://twitter.com/wkwebview/status/564865657225756672
 
> > > > >>>  
> > > > >>  
> > > > >>  
> > > >  
> > >  
> >  
>  

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