Re: Re: API request: WebEngine settings

goddard at goddard at
Fri Apr 27 06:26:34 PDT 2012


can you add support for rather experimental WebKit features? 
It'd allow us to test and later on use the new HTML5 thingies :)

Regards, Jiri

------------ Původní zpráva ------------
Od: Peter Zhelezniakov <Peter.Zhelezniakov at>
Předmět: Re: API request: WebEngine settings
Datum: 27.4.2012 14:48:20
On Apr 26, 2012, at 6:53 PM, Richard Bair wrote:
> What is the benefit of having Settings vs adding properties to WebEngine? What
would it look like from FXML?

Well, Webkit has 100+ different customizable settings. I don't think we need all
of them, but I can imagine us having 20-30 settings (e.g. whether to load
images, max number of network connections per server, turn page caching on/off,
user agent ID string etc). So I thought a separate namespace for settings was

>From FXML standpoint the single entry point for javafx.scene.web is currently
WebView. It has a custom builder class that passes some properties to the
underlying WebEngine, e.g.
	<WebView location="..."/>   calls   webView.getEngine().setLocation(...);
and we can extend it so that
	<WebView javaScriptEnabled="true"/>   calls  


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