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Manuel Rego 30/06/2015

CSS Grid Layout is just around the corner (CSSConf US 2015)

Coming back to real life after a wonderful week in New York City is not that easy, but here we’re on the other side of the pond writing about CSS Grid Layout again. First kudos to Bocoup for the CSSConf US 2015 organization. Specially to Adam Sontag...

Javier Fernández 24/06/2015

Performance on Grid Layout

Now that we have a quite complete implementation of CSS Grid Layout specification it’s time to take care of performance analysis and optimizations. In this essay, which is the first of a series of posts about performance, I’ll first introduce...

Andy Wingo 18/06/2015

arrow functions coming to chrome 45!

It's been a long time coming, but I just flipped the bit in V8 that will ship arrow functions in Chrome 45! Woo hoo!You probably know, but arrow functions are a new way to write functions in JavaScript. They look like this: // Two arguments, body...

Samuel Iglesias 12/06/2015

piglit (V): how to contribute to piglit and table of contents

Last post and the one before were about how to create your own piglit tests. Previously, I have written an introduction to piglit and how to launch a tailored piglit run (more details about these last two topics in my FOSDEM 2015 talk). Now it’s...

Samuel Iglesias 11/06/2015

piglit (IV): How to write binary test programs

Last post I talked about how to develop GLSL shader tests and how to add them to piglit. This is a nice way to develop simple tests but sometimes you need to do something more complex. For that case, piglit can run binary test programs. Introduction...

Manuel Rego 03/06/2015

Grid and the City

I’m really glad to announce that my talk “CSS Grid Layout is just around the corner” has been accepted at CSSConf US 2015 (18-19 June). Thanks to the organizers for selecting my proposal, it’s a pleasure to be among all these great speakers. BTW,...

Javier Fernández 01/06/2015

Distributing tracks along Grid Layout container

In my last post I introduced the concept of Content Distribution alignment and how it affects Grid Layout implementation. At that time, it was possible to use all the <content-position> values to select grid tracks position inside a grid...

Samuel Iglesias 29/05/2015

piglit (III): How to write GLSL shader tests

In earlier posts I talked about how to install piglit on your system and run the first time and how to tailor your piglit run. I have given a talk in FOSDEM 2015 about how to test your OpenGL drivers using Free Software where I explained how to run...

Iago Toral 20/05/2015

Bringing ARB_shader_storage_buffer_object to Mesa and i965

In the last weeks I have been working together with my colleague Samuel on bringing support for ARB_shader_storage_buffer_object, an OpenGL 4.3 feature, to Mesa and the Intel i965 driver, so I figured I would write a bit on what this brings to OpenGL/GLSL...

Jacobo Aragunde 11/05/2015

Speaking at Protocols Plugfest 2015

In a couple of hours, I will go to the airport and head for Zaragoza, where I’m taking part of the Protocols Plugfest 2015 happening this week. Igalia will contribute a speech about LibreOffice interoperability with ECM solutions, specially...