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Version 1.1.0-alpha01

May 7, 2019

androidx.webkit:webkit:1.1.0-alpha01 is released. The commits included in this version can be found here.

New features

  • Getter APIs to complement setWebViewClient() and setWebChromeClient()
  • ProxyController API to set a network request proxy for an app's WebViews.
  • AssetLoader API to simplify loading APK assets and resources via request interception, allowing access to web resources without disabling CORS.
  • TracingController API to collect WebView tracing information for debugging purposes.
  • RenderProcess APIs to manage WebView renderer services, and to detect when poorly behaved content causes WebView renderers to become unresponsive.

Bug fixes

  • Minor fixes to documentation formatting for existing APIs.