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Michael Catanzaro 19/03/2019

Epiphany Technology Preview Upgrade Requires Manual Intervention

Jan-Michael has recently changed Epiphany Technology Preview to use a separate app ID. Instead of org.gnome.Epiphany, it will now be org.gnome.Epiphany.Devel, to avoid clashing with your system version of Epiphany. You can now have separate desktop icons...

Maksim Sisov 27/02/2019

Review of Igalia’s Chromium team’s activities (2018/H2).

A first semiyearly report, which overviews our Chromium team’s activities and accomplishments, focusing on the activity of the second semester of year 2018. Contributions to the Chromium mainline repository: Ozone/Wayland support in Chromium...

Frédéric Wang 27/02/2019

Review of Igalia's Web Platform activities (H2 2018)

This blog post reviews Igalia’s activity around the Web Platform, focusing on the second semester of 2018. Projects MathML During 2018 we have continued discussions to implement MathML in Chromium with Google and people interested in math...

Miguel Gómez 26/02/2019

Hole punching in WPE

As you may (or may not) know, WPE (and WebKitGtk+ if the proper flags are enabled) uses OpengGL textures to render the video frames during playback. In order to do this, WPE creates a playbin and uses a custom bin as videosink. This bin is composed by...

Andrés Gómez 25/02/2019

Review of Igalia’s Graphics activities (2018)

This is the first report about Igalia’s activities around Computer Graphics, specifically 3D graphics and, in particular, the Mesa3D Graphics Library (Mesa), focusing on the year 2018. GL_ARB_gl_spirv and GL_ARB_spirv_extensions GL_ARB_gl_spirv is an...

Eleni Maria Stea 17/02/2019

i965: Improved support for the ETC/EAC formats on Intel Gen 7 and previous GPUs

This post is about a recent contribution I’ve done to the i965 mesa driver to improve the emulation of the ETC/EAC texture formats on the Intel Gen 7 and older GPUs, as part of my work for the Igalia‘s graphics team. Demo: The video mostly...

Víctor Jáquez 13/02/2019

Generating a GStreamer-1.14 bundle for TravisCI with Ubuntu/Trusty

For having continous integration in your multimedia project hosted in GitHub with TravisCI, you may want to compile and run tests with a recent version of GStreamer. Nonetheless, TravisCI mainly offers Ubuntu Trusty as one of the possible distributions to...

Víctor Jáquez 11/02/2019

Review of Igalia’s Multimedia Activities (2018/H2)

This is the first semiyearly report about Igalia’s activities around multimedia, covering the second half of 2018. Great length of this report was exposed in Phil’s talk surveying mutimedia development in WebKitGTK and WPE: WebKit Media Source...

Manuel Rego 11/02/2019

Summary of a week in Lyon for TPAC 2018

Past October Igalia participated on TPAC 2018 with 12 people, I believe it was the biggest presence of igalians in this event ever, probably because of proximity to many of us (as it happened in Lyon) but also reflecting our increasing presence on the web...

Samuel Iglesias 30/01/2019

VkRunner is integrated into VK-GL-CTS and piglit

One of the greatest features from piglit was the easy development of OpenGL tests based on GLSL shaders plus some simple commands through shader_runner command. I even wrote about it. However, Vulkan ecosystem was missing a tool like that but for...