Microsoft Edge WebView2 Is Now Generally Available

Microsoft announced the GA of Microsoft Edge WebView2 for use in production.

Recently, Microsoft announced the general availability of Microsoft Edge WebView2 for use in production .NET 5, .NET Core, and .NET Framework Windows Forms and WPF applications on existing Windows versions. WebView2’s Fixed Version Distribution mode is also generally available for production applications.

WebView2 is Microsoft’s latest browser control built on the new Chromium-based Microsoft Edge that renders web content  in .NET applications. It supports many features such as navigation, web messaging , native object injection (accessing application objects directly from JavaScript) and a lot.

Microsoft said that Going forward, it will continue updating the WebView2 SDK approximately every 6 weeks. 

You can check out the demo of the usage of the WebView2 control from the .NET Conf 2020 keynote below.

To learn more you can visit the official announcement here.

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