Javier Fernández

A Coruña (Spain)

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 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...

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...

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Changeset in webkit [222317]: Unpredictable selection when dragging out of float elements children ...

5 edits25 adds in trunk Unpredictable selection when dragging out of float elements children of in-flow block-level box ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=176096 Reviewed by David Hyatt. Source/WebCore: In order to improve Selection across...

Javier Fernández21/09/2017

Changeset in webkit [220398]: Not possible to remove the 'li' element inside the table cell ...

3 edits16 adds in trunk Not possible to remove the 'li' element inside the table cell ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=173148 Reviewed by Ryosuke Niwa. Source/WebCore: We need to add a new case for breaking out empty list items when they...

Javier Fernández08/08/2017

Changeset in webkit [219914]: InsertOrderedList command applied to table cells inserts an extra BR ...

3 edits16 adds in trunk InsertOrderedList command applied to table cells inserts an extra BR before the table ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=174593 Reviewed by Darin Adler. Source/WebCore: Don't add BR when pruning empty blocks if it's...

Javier Fernández26/07/2017

[css-grid] Check if baseline alignment affects grid areas sizing

[css-grid] Check if baseline alignment affects grid areas sizing The bug this CL intend to fix has a very specific root cause; we were wrongly assuming that we need to repeat the track sizing algorithm only if baseline alignment may change the grid...

Javier Fernández11/07/2017

Changeset in webkit [219315]: [css-align][css-flex][css-grid] 'auto' values of align-self and ...

31 edits in trunk [css-align][css-flex][css-grid] 'auto' values of align-self and justify-self must not be resolved ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=172707 Reviewed by Antti Koivisto. LayoutTests/imported/w3c: This change makes all the...

Javier Fernández11/07/2017