|Initial release||June 1, 2009|
78.3.9+gc7345f2+chromium-78.0.3904.108 / November 27, 2019
|Type||Framework, Web browser|
CEF 1 is a single-process implementation based on the Chromium WebKit API. It is no longer actively developed or supported.
On March 16, 2019, the CEF version numbering changed with the release of CEF 73.1.3+g46cf800+chromium-73.0.3683.75. The previous release on March 14, 2019 was CEF 3.3683.1920.g9f41a27. Both of these releases were based on Chromium 73.0.3683.75, however the new version numbering has the major number the same as the Chromium major version number it is based on.
CEF comes with a sample application called CefClient that is written in C++ using WinAPI, Cocoa, or GTK (depending on the platform) and contains demos of various features. Newer versions include a sample application called CefSimple that, along with an accompanying tutorial, show how to create a simple application using CEF 3.
The base CEF framework includes support for the C and C++ programming languages, but there are external projects that provide bindings for other languages: