News: 100% Swing Mozilla Java Browser SDK released
- Posted by: Anthony Scotney
- Posted on: April 23 2007 07:16 EDT
- Re: 100% Swing Mozilla Java Browser SDK released by Jan de Jonge on April 23 2007 09:17 EDT
- Pure Swing? by Geert Bevin on April 23 2007 09:33 EDT
- Re: 100% Swing Mozilla Java Browser SDK released by Benoit Maisonny on April 23 2007 18:34 EDT
- Re: 100% Swing Mozilla Java Browser SDK released by Andriy Tsykholyas on April 23 2007 09:31 EDT
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So what's the deal here? Based on Mozilla technology means that there's quite a bunch of native code, so it's at least not pure Java...I am also confused by the bumpf. However, it looks to me like it must be a re-implementation of the Mozilla rendering engine in Java.
Please provide more technical details about the implementation.+1
Nothing published in API or docs on their site says that it's 100% Java, just '100% pure Swing Lightweight rendering'. As a Firefox dev I can't see any evidence that they have implemented the rendering though. IMO they are using the Gecko Runtime Engine (GRE), and the embedding API to provide Java widgets, but the true rendering is done in the GRE.
The WebRenderer Swing Edition implements all the rendering in Swing. If you run it through a Java profiler or debugger you will see the Java font creation, drawStrings etc. Our Desktop Edition lets Mozilla do the rendering, our Swing Edition is as we state, 100% pure Swing.
Here's a similar software from the open source side of the world: http://jrex.mozdev.org/
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