Beta Releases

Electron 6.0.0-beta.7 2019-06-11T22:20:17Z ()

Note: This is a beta release. Please file new issues for any bugs you find in it.

This release is published to npm under the beta tag and can be installed via npm install electron@beta, or npm i electron@6.0.0-beta.7.

Release Notes for v6.0.0-beta.7

Fixes

    • Fixed issues with popups created from sandboxed <webview>:

      • Clicking link with target="_blank" not emitting 'new-window' event.
      • window.open() not returning null when allowpopups is not set. #18556
  • Fixed accidental breaking API change in the deprecated dialog.* methods. #18724
  • Fixed issue where getEffectiveApperance and getAppLevelAppearance would return unknown instead of the correct value sometimes. #18690
  • Fixed issue where shell.openExternal would not activate opened window on macOS. #18722

Other Changes

  • Added experimental support for building for Windows on Arm. #18625
  • Updated Chromium to 76.0.3809.10. #18647
  • Updated Chromium to 76.0.3809.12. #18662
  • Updated Chromium to 76.0.3809.13. #18669
  • Updated Chromium to 76.0.3809.20. #18684
  • Updated Chromium to 76.0.3809.22. #18730
  • Updated Chromium to 76.0.3809.6. #18573

Electron 6.0.0-beta.6 2019-06-05T00:14:58Z ()

Note: This is a beta release. Please file new issues for any bugs you find in it.

This release is published to npm under the beta tag and can be installed via npm install electron@beta, or npm i electron@6.0.0-beta.6.

Release Notes for v6.0.0-beta.6

Fixes

  • Corrected the boolean cancellation value for showOpenDialog on Windows. #18509
  • Fixed issues where some chrome://* URLs would not render correctly. #18552
  • Removed inadvertently included mojom.js files from distribution bundle. #18486
  • Removed incorrectly published internal V8 symbols and CRT methods from node.lib, causing heap corruptions with node modules using the dynamic CRT on Windows. #18619
  • Spellcheck providers are now (again) called with contractions and their parts. #18538
  • Updated Chromium to 76.0.3809.3. #18504

Other Changes

  • Fixed electron.zip size increase regression on Linux (compared to Electron 3) by stripping swiftshader libraries (libEGL.so, libGLESv2.so). #18600
  • Removed Vulkan mock ICD from electron.zip, which is only meant to be used for Chromium development. #18596

Documentation

  • Documentation changes: #18606

Electron 6.0.0-beta.5 2019-05-29T19:17:13Z ()

Note: This is a beta release. Please file new issues for any bugs you find in it.

This release is published to npm under the beta tag and can be installed via npm install electron@beta, or npm i electron@6.0.0-beta.5.

Release Notes for v6.0.0-beta.5

Features

  • Added new app.userAgentFallback property to allow setting the apps useragent globally. #18473

Fixes

  • Fixed an issue whereby minimizable and closable weren't respected in customButtonsOnHover mode. #18478

Other Changes

  • Updated Chromium to 76.0.3805.4. #18439

Electron 6.0.0-beta.4 2019-05-21T21:19:13Z ()

Note: This is a beta release. Please file new issues for any bugs you find in it.

This release is published to npm under the beta tag and can be installed via npm install electron@beta, or npm i electron@6.0.0-beta.4.

Release Notes for v6.0.0-beta.4

Features

  • Allowed setting working directory in app.setUserTasks() / app.setJumpList(). #18291

Fixes

  • Added missing 'page-title-updated' event on webContents to documentation. Also fixed forwarding of the explicitSet argument when emitted on BrowserWindow. #18319
  • Corrected a reversal of cancellation values in showSaveDialog on the Windows platform. #18383
  • Fixed a dialog crash when no BrowserWindow was passed. #18381
  • Fixed autohide taskbar not showing when frameless window is maximized. #18373
  • Fixed the input[type=file] element not showing a file dialog. #18341

Electron 6.0.0-beta.3 2019-05-14T22:23:14Z ()

Note: This is a beta release. Please file new issues for any bugs you find in it.

This release is published to npm under the beta tag and can be installed via npm install electron@beta, or npm i electron@6.0.0-beta.3.

Release Notes for v6.0.0-beta.3

Fixes

  • Fixed a regression in Kerberos SPN generation. In the M69 upgrade, the default for the enable_negotiate_port option was inadvertently changed from false to true; this restores the former behavior and aligns with Chromium. #18285
  • Fixed an issue where tray.destroy was not working properly on some linux distros. #18218

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