Javier Fernández

A Coruña (Spain), 1977

I have been working at Igalia since January 2003, and people usually call me JaviF (Javi Fisterra) or jfernandez.

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Javier Fernández 11/12/2014

Web Engines Hackfest 2014

An awesome week is coming to the end and I’d like to thanks the sponsors for helping us to make possible that such an amazing group of hackers could work together to improve the web. We focused on some of the consolidated web engines but also about...

Javier Fernández 08/09/2014

Box Alignment and Grid Layout

As some of my readers already know, Igalia and Bloomberg are collaborating in the implementation of the Grid Layout specification for the Blink/Chromium and WebKit web engines. As part of this assignment, I had the opportunity to review and contirbute to...

Javier Fernández 30/04/2014

2014 Webkit Contributors Meeting

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to represent Igalia in the Webkit Contributors Meeting. It was hosted by Apple at their campus in Cupertino and, unlike what some Igalia’s fellows told me about, it wasn’t the huge event it used to be...

Javier Fernández 11/04/2014

New shorthand properties for CSS Grid Layout

I’ve been working for a while already on the implementation of the CSS Grid Layout standard for the WebKit and Blink web engines. It’s a complex specification, indeed, like most of them, so I enjoyed a lot decrypting all the angles behind the...

Javier Fernández 22/01/2014

Improving selection in CSS Regions

I would like to introduce in this post the main problems we have detected in the Selection implementation of two of the most important web engines, such as Blink and WebKit. I’ve already described some of these issues, particularly for CSSRegions,...

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Changeset [177308]: Floats Don't Overhang Their Block Formatting Contex ...

3 edits2 adds in trunk Floats Don't Overhang Their Block Formatting Contex ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=139476 Reviewed by David Hyatt. From Blink r172530 by Source/WebCore: Floats Don't Overhang Their Block Formatting Context...

Javier Fernández15/12/2014

Changeset [177021]: Refactor of rebuildFloatingObjectSetFromIntrudingFloats function after ...

5 edits in trunk/Source/WebCore Refactor of rebuildFloatingObjectSetFromIntrudingFloats function after r176957. ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=139445 Reviewed by Darin Adler. The function rebuildFloatingObjectSetFromIntrudingFloats would...

Javier Fernández09/12/2014

Changeset [176957]: [CSS Grid Layout] Grid items must set a new formatting context. ...

10 edits4 adds in trunk [CSS Grid Layout] Grid items must set a new formatting context. ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=139150 Reviewed by David Hyatt. Source/WebCore: Grid item's margins must not collapse even when they may be...

Javier Fernández08/12/2014

Changeset [176218]: [CSS Grid Layout] Upgrade align-self and align-items parsing to CSS 3 ...

29 edits5 adds in trunk [CSS Grid Layout] Upgrade align-self and align-items parsing to CSS 3 ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=133359 Reviewed by David Hyatt. Source/WebCore: Broaden justify-self's parsing name as a preparation of...

Javier Fernández17/11/2014

Changeset [174007]: [CSS Grid Layout] Empty string case already covered by ...

2 edits in trunk/Source/WebCore [CSS Grid Layout] Empty string case already covered by containesOnlyWhiteSpace. ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=137146 Reviewed by Sergio Villar Senin. When checking out for white-space only strings in the...

Javier Fernández26/09/2014