OpenFin Floats Version 5.0 of HTML5 Container Software

The container allows developers to leverage HTML5 tools within data applications written in other code.


Until now, the OpenFin Container─which runs on the Chromium open-source web browser project from which Google Chrome draws its source code─allowed banks and trading platforms to run high-performance, multi-window HTML5 applications on their desktops.

Version 5.0 of the Container software includes a major upgrade to allow firms to embed HTML5 windows in non-HTML5 applications, such as an HTML window or a panel displaying content in a market data application written in .Net or Java.

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