New Update Chrome's Blink engine being experimented for iOS


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Google's Chromium developers have begun work on an experimental web browser for Apple's iOS using the search giant's Blink engine.
That's unexpected because the current version of Chrome for iOS uses Apple's WebKit rendering engine under the hood. Apple requires every iOS browser to use WebKit and its iOS App Store Review Guidelines state, "Apps that browse the web must use the appropriate WebKit framework and WebKit Javascript."
So Google's project, a content_shell iOS port, would not be allowed on iOS if it were turned into a release-ready browser. Yet, Google, for some reason, is pursuing this.


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First look at Google Chrome’s Blink engine running on an iPhone
In the weeks since the project was announced, Google (and Igalia, a major open source consultancy and frequent Chromium contributor) have been hard at work getting a simplified “content_shell” browser up and running in iOS and fixing issues along the way.

As part of that bug fixing process, some developers have even shared screenshots of the minimal Blink-based browser running on an iPhone 12.

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