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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...

Iago Toral 27/04/2015

Free access to Valve-produced games on Steam for Mesa contributors

Just like they did for Debian developers before, it is Valve’s way of saying thanks and giving something back to the community. This is great news for all Mesa contributors, now we can play some great Valve games for free and we can also have an...

Manuel Rego 31/03/2015

Web Engines Hackfest 2015: Save the dates!

This is a short note to announce the dates of the Web Engines Hackfest 2015, that will happen next winter at Igalia Headquearters in A Coruña (Spain), from Monday, 7th December, to Wednesday, 9th December. After all the great work and collaboration...

Carlos García Campos 23/03/2015

WebKitGTK+ 2.8.0

We are excited and proud of announcing WebKitGTK+ 2.8.0, your favorite web rendering engine, now faster, even more stable and with a bunch of new features and improvements. Gestures Touch support is one the most important features missing since WebKitGTK+...

Víctor Jáquez 18/03/2015

GStreamer Hackfest 2015

Last weekend was the GStreamer Hackfest in Staines, UK, in the Samsung’s premises, who also sponsored the dinners and the lunches. Special thanks to Luis de Bethencourt, the almighty organizer! My main purpose was to sip one or two pints with the...

Jacobo Aragunde 17/03/2015

Creating new document providers in LibreOffice for Android

We recently completed our tasks for The Document Foundation regarding the Android document browser; nonetheless, we had a pending topic regarding the documentation of our work: write and publish a guide to extend the cloud storage integration. This blog...

Michael Catanzaro 12/03/2015

Stop using RC4

A follow up of my previous post: in response to my letter, NIST is going to increase the CVSS score of CVE-2013-2566 (RC4) to match CVE-2011-3389 (BEAST). Yay! In other news, WebKitGTK+ 2.8 has full support for RFC 7465. That’s a fancy way of...

Javier Fernández 09/03/2015

Content Distribution in CSS Grid Layout

It’s been a while since Igalia and Bloomberg started to implement the Box Alignment specification for the CSS Grid Layout model. Some weeks ago we accomplished an important milestone of our roadmap landing in Blink trunk the last patches...

Iago Toral 06/03/2015

An introduction to Mesa’s GLSL compiler (II)

Recap My previous post served as an initial look into Mesa’s GLSL compiler, where we discussed the Mesa IR, which is a core aspect of the compiler. In this post I’ll introduce another relevant aspect: IR lowering. IR lowering There are...