Michael Catanzaro


Igalian since 2015.

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Michael Catanzaro 17/02/2018

On Compiling WebKit (now twice as fast!)

Are you tired of waiting for ages to build large C++ projects like WebKit? Slow headers are generally the problem. Your C++ source code file #includes a few headers, all those headers #include more, and those headers #include more, and more, and more, and...

Michael Catanzaro 16/02/2018

On Python Shebangs

So, how do you write a shebang for a Python program? Let’s first set aside the python2/python3 issue and focus on whether to use env. Which of the following is correct? #!/usr/bin/env python #!/usr/bin/python The first option seems to work in all...

Michael Catanzaro 24/01/2018

Announcing Epiphany Technology Preview

If you use macOS, the best way to use a recent development snapshot of WebKit is surely Safari Technology Preview. But until now, there’s been no good way to do so on Linux, short of running a development distribution like Fedora Rawhide. Enter...

Michael Catanzaro 17/12/2017

Epiphany Stable Flatpak Releases

The latest stable version of Epiphany is now available on Flathub. Download it here. You should be able to double click the flatpakref to install it in GNOME Software, if you use any modern GNOME operating system not named Ubuntu. But, in my experience,...

Michael Catanzaro 14/11/2017

Igalia is Hiring

Igalia is hiring web browser developers. If you think you’re a good candidate for one of these jobs, you’ll want to fill out the online application accompanying one of the postings. We’d love to hear from you. We’re especially...


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Changeset in webkit [230844]: Unreviewed, fix -Wformat warning * UIProcess/WebPageProxy.cpp: ...

2 edits in trunk/Source/WebKit Unreviewed, fix -Wformat warning UIProcess/WebPageProxy.cpp: (WebKit::WebPageProxy::didFinishLoadForFrame):

Michael Catanzaro20/04/2018

Changeset in webkit [230749]: [GTK] Webkit should spoof as Safari on a Mac for Outlook.com ...

4 edits in trunk [GTK] Webkit should spoof as Safari on a Mac for Outlook.com ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=184573 Reviewed by Carlos Alberto Lopez Perez. Source/WebCore: Add quirk for...

Michael Catanzaro18/04/2018

Remove New Window items from window menu

We've received some criticism for arbitrary menu layouts, and the duplication of these menu items with the app menu was one of those points. Let's reserve the window menu for items that are specific to the current window.

Michael Catanzaro18/04/2018

Load web extension from build root in developer mode

This is the final step needed to make epiphany work when not installed.

Michael Catanzaro18/04/2018