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Manuel Rego 27/05/2016

CSS Grid Layout and positioned items

As part of the work done by Igalia in the CSS Grid Layout implementation on Chromium/Blink and Safari/WebKit, we’ve been implementing the support for positioned items. Yeah, absolute positioning inside a grid.

Alberto García 24/05/2016

I/O bursts with QEMU 2.6

QEMU 2.6 was released a few days ago. One new feature that I have been working on is the new way to configure I/O limits in disk drives to allow bursts and increase the responsiveness of the virtual machine. In this post I’ll try to explain how it...

Igalia 23/05/2016

Igalia contributes to next Mesa 12.0 release

Intel's Mesa driver is now at OpenGL 4.0 compliance with the landing of ARB_gpu_shader_fp64


Awaiting the future of JavaScript in V8

On the evening of Monday, May 16th, 2016, we have made history. We’ve landed the initial implementation of “Async Functions” in V8, the JavaScript runtime in use by the Google Chrome and Node.js. We do these things not because they...

Víctor Jáquez 20/05/2016

GStreamer Hackfest 2016

Yes, it happened again: the Gstreamer Spring Hackfest 2016! This time in the beautiful city of Thessaloniki. Thanks a lot, Vivia and Sebastian, for making it happen. My objective this time was to work with dma-buf support in gstreamer-vaapi. Though it...

Antonio Gomes 18/05/2016

[Chromium] content_shell running on Wayland desktop (Weston Compositor)

During my first weeks at Igalia, I got an interesting and promising task of Understand the status of Wayland support in Chromium upstream. At first I could see clear signs that Wayland is being actively considered by the Chromium community:...

Igalia 18/05/2016

A more powerful Networking team at Igalia

Welcome to Igalia Jessica and Nicola!

Igalia 11/05/2016

Igalians at the GStreamer Hackfest 2016

Hacking on adaptive streaming and on VA-API

Sergio Villar 10/05/2016

Automatizing the Grid

My Igalia colleagues and me have extensively reviewed how to create grids and how to position items inside the grid using different CSS properties. So far everything was more or less static. We declare the sizes of our columns/rows or […]