iOS 5 Enables Nitro for Web Apps

iOS 5 Enables Nitro for Web Apps

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Apple has reportedly enabled Nitro, its new faster javascript engine, for web apps in iOS 5, according to chpwn.

When asked on Hacker News by MatthewPhillips if Apple fixed "the bug from 4.3 where home screen Web apps don't use Nitro?", chpwn replied, "This is probably breaking my NDA to say this, but yes, they did. Web.app now has the 'dynamic-codesigning' entitlement, which enables Nitro."

Back in March, The Register discovered that Apple had not enabled Nitro for web apps that were added to the homescreen. It was only enabled for sites opened directly in the mobile Safari application.

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