WebView capabilities review

Richard Bair richard.bair at oracle.com
Tue Jul 23 13:22:05 PDT 2013

> 1. It's WebKit itself or the way JavaFX wraps WebKit.
> 2. It's the graphics layer of JavaFX that is not optimised enough yet.
> 3. It's a 64-bit thing because JIT is not enabled in 64-bit WebKit (but why
> does it only impact the JavaFX implementation?)
> 4. It's simply because C++ is faster than Java.
> 5.It's some other reason.

My first guess would be 2 or 3. It might be the way webkit calls web view, or the way web view calls prism. How is your CPU while it is rendering? For fun, turn on the pulse logger (-Djavafx.pulseLogger=true) and see what it says.


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