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Manuel Rego 20/01/2015

New Year, New Blog!

As you might noticed, I’m starting the new year changing my blog design and software. The idea has often come to my mind since I discovered the static site generators like Jekyll. And finally this year I decided to get rid of WordPress and, definitely,...

Javier Fernández 12/01/2015

Box Alignment and Grid Layout (II)

Some time has passed since my first post about the Box Alignment spec implementation status for Blink and WebKit web engines. I’ll do an update in this post and, since the gap between both web engines has grown considerably (I’ll do my best to...

Manuel Rego 08/01/2015

CSS Grid Layout 2014 Recap: Implementation Status

After the review of the changes in the CSS Grid Layout spec in my previous post, let’s focus now in the status of the implementation in Blink and WebKit. This post will try to cover what we’ve been doing in Igalia during 2014 around grid...

Xabier Rodríguez 07/01/2015

Streams API in WebKit at the Web Engines Hackfest

First of course I would like to thank Igalia for allowing me to use the company time to attend the hackfest and meeting such a group of amazing programmers! My purpose at the hackfest was to work with Youenn Fablet from Canon on implementing the...

Manuel Rego 30/12/2014

CSS Grid Layout 2014 Recap: Specification Evolution

Year 2014 is coming to an end, so it’s the perfect timing to review what has happened regarding the CSS Grid Layout spec, which Igalia has been implementing in both Blink and WebKit engines, as part of our collaboration with Bloomberg. I was...

Philippe Normand 15/12/2014

Web Engines Hackfest 2014

Last week I attended the Web Engines Hackfest. The event was sponsored by Igalia (also hosting the event), Adobe and Collabora. As usual I spent most of the time working on the WebKitGTK+ GStreamer backend and Sebastian Dröge kindly joined and...

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...

Manuel Rego 10/12/2014

Web Engines Hackfest 2014

The Hackfest Today we’re finishing the first edition of the Web Engines Hackfest. This is like the continuation of the “WebKitGTK+ Hackfest” that has been organized by Igalia since 2009. Checking some numbers, we’ve been 30 people...

Žan Doberšek 09/12/2014

Announcing WebKit for Wayland

Here at Igalia we are happy to announce the Wayland port of WebKit. This port avoids using traditional GUI toolkits in favor of directly operating with the Wayland display protocol. Leveraging the WebKit2 multi-process architecture, the UIProcess is...

Andy Wingo 09/12/2014

state of js implementations, 2014 edition

I gave a short talk about the state of JavaScript implementations this year at the Web Engines Hackfest. 29 minutes, vorbis or mp3; slides (PDF) The talk goes over a bit of the history of JS implementations, with a focus on performance and...