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Andy Wingo 17/01/2018

instruction explosion in guile

Greetings, fellow Schemers and compiler nerds: I bring fresh nargery!instruction explosionA couple years ago I made a list of compiler tasks for Guile. Most of these are still open, but I've been chipping away at the one labeled "instruction...

Asumu Takikawa 15/01/2018

Supporting both VMDq and RSS in Snabb

In my previous blog post, I talked about the support libraries and the core structure of Snabb’s NIC drivers. In this post, I’ll talk about some of the driver improvements we made at Igalia over the last few months. (as in my previous post,...

Frédéric Wang 12/01/2018

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

Last september, I published a first blog post to let people know a bit more about Igalia’s activities around the Web platform, with a plan to repeat such a review each semester. The present blog post focuses on the activity of the second semester of...

Diego Pino 12/01/2018

More practical Snabb

Some time ago, in a Hacker News thread an user proposed the following use case for Snabb: I have a ChromeCast on my home network, but I want sandbox/log its traffic. I would want to write some logic to ignore video data, because that’s big. But I...

Andy Wingo 11/01/2018

spectre and the end of langsec

I remember in 2008 seeing Gerald Sussman, creator of the Scheme language, resignedly describing a sea change in the MIT computer science curriculum. In response to a question from the audience, he said:The work of engineers used to be about taking small...

Gyuyoung Kim 11/01/2018

Share my experience to build Chromium with ICECC

If you’re a Chromium developer, I guess that you’ve suffered from the long build time of Chromium like me. Recently, I’ve set up the icecc build environment for Chromium in the Igalia Korea office. Although there have been some...

Manuel Rego 11/01/2018

"display: contents" is coming

Yes, display: contents is enabled by default in Blink and WebKit and it will be probably shipped in Chrome 65 and Safari 11.1. These browsers will join Firefox that is shipping it since version 37, which makes Edge the only one missing the feature (you...

Manuel Rego 28/12/2017

Web Engines Hackfest 2017

One year more Igalia organized, hosted and sponsored a new edition of the Web Engines Hackfest. This is my usual post about the event focusing on the things I was working on during those days. Organization This year I wanted to talk about this because...

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,...

Gyuyoung Kim 13/12/2017

What is navigator.registerProtocolHandler?

Have you heard that navigator.registerProtocolHandler javascript API? The API is to give you the power to add your customized scheme(a.k.a. protocol) to your website or web application. If you register your own custom scheme, it can help you to avoid...