- WKWebView Framework
- API Differences WKWebView ↔︎ UIWebView
If your app is little more than a thin container around web content, WKWebView is a game-changer. All of that performance and compatibility that you've longed for is finally available. It's everything you might have hoped for.
If you're more of a native controls purist, you may be surprised at the power and flexibility afforded by the new technologies in iOS 8. It's a dirty secret that some stock apps like Messages use WebKit to render tricky content. The fact that you probably haven't noticed should be an indicator that web views actually have a place in app development best practices.