Loading…
This event has ended. View the official site or create your own event → Check it out
This event has ended. Create your own
View analytic
Monday, September 16 • 5:10pm - 6:00pm
WebKit and Blink: Open Development Powering the HTML5 Revolution - Juan José Sánchez Penas, Igalia

Sign up or log in to save this to your schedule and see who's attending!

WebKit is a web rendering engine (HTML, JavaScript, CSS) with a generic part (WebCore, JSEngine), and 'ports' for specific platforms that implement bits like rendering, networking or multimedia. In the WebKit community, companies&individuals cooperate to evolve a complex codebase. Given the popularity of HTML5 and web tech, WebKit is a key open source project. Recently, Google announced Blink, a fork of WebKit, with consequences for the project still difficult to predict. Igalia's Browsers team maintains the WebKitGTK+ port and is top contributor to WebCore, JSC, V8, other ports (EFL, Clutter, Qt), and Blink. The talk will review the past/present/future of WebKit/Blink, their dynamics and development process, the relationship with the Linux ecosystem, and will give information about how to contribute to or use both projects.

Not very technical. Valid both for developers & managers.

Speakers
avatar for Juan J. Sánchez

Juan J. Sánchez

Owner, Igalia
Born in 1976 (Galiza, Spain). PhD in Computer Science at UDC (2006). In 2001 I co-founded Igalia, an European open source consultancy specialized in the development of innovative technologies and solutions, with its focus on key upstream projects and communities such as WebKit, Blink, V8/JSC, Linux, GStreamer, Freedesktop.org, GNOME, Qt or Tizen. At Igalia, I work on tasks related to R&D and business management. I have given talks at many open... Read More →


Monday September 16, 2013 5:10pm - 6:00pm
Strand 12B

Attendees (24)