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Andy Wingo 09/11/2014

ffconf 2014

Last week I had the great privilege of speaking at ffconf in Brighton, UK. It was lovely. The town put on a full demonstration of its range of November weather patterns, from blue skies to driving rain to hail (!) to sea-spray to drizzle and back again....

Sergio Villar 04/11/2014

I’m attending BlinkOn3

Today I’m giving a speech at BlinkOn3, the Blink contributors’ conference held in Google’s Mountain View Office. Check the agenda for further details. The plan is to give an overview about the feature, present the most recent...

Katerina Barone-Adesi 31/10/2014

A tale of sunk allocation

Pflua is fast; Igalia wants it to be faster. When I joined Igalia, one of the big open questions was why some very similar workloads had extremely different speeds; matching a packet dump against a matching or non-matching host IP address could make the...

Manuel Rego 28/10/2014

Presenting the Web Engines Hackfest

After the Google’s fork back in April 2013, WebKit and Blink communities have been working independently, however patches often move from one project to another. In addition, a fair amount of the source code continues to be similar. Thus, it seems...

Jacobo Aragunde 02/10/2014

LibreOffice on Android #4 – Document browser revisited

I’m borrowing the post title that Tomaž and Andrzej used before to talk about the work that I have lately been doing at Igalia regarding LibreOffice on Android. You might know there are several projects living under android/experimental in our...

Juan A. Suárez 29/09/2014

Highlights in Grilo 0.2.11 (and Plugins 0.2.13)

Hello, readers! Some weeks ago we released a new version of Grilo and the Plugins set (yes, it sounds like a 70′s music group ). You can read the announcement here and here. If you are more curious about all … Continue reading →

Sergio Villar 23/09/2014

Grids everywhere!

Hi dear readers, it’s awesome to see people-really-excited (including our friends at Bloomberg) about CSS Grid Layout, specially after Rachel Andrew‘s talk in CSSConf. I really believe CSS Grid Layout will be a revolution for web designers as...

Iago Toral 15/09/2014

Setting up a development environment for Mesa

Recap In my previous post I provided an overview of the Mesa source tree and identified some of its main modules. Since we are on that subject I thought it would make sense to give a few tips on how to setup the development environment for Mesa too, so...

Javier Muñoz 12/09/2014

Pflua and high performance packet filtering

Time to write other post! This time I will comment on one of our most recent projects here in Igalia, a high performance packet filtering toolkit written in Lua. Several weeks ago I received a phone call coming from Juan. Andy was looking for some mate...

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...