The LLVM Clang 3.4 release brings full coverage of the provisional C++1y / C++14 standard, lots of improved diagnostics and static analyzer enhancements to catch more bugs with fewer false positives. There’s also plenty of new functionality in the developer SDK, including…

This afternoon I’m giving a brief talk on the Nuanti C++/CLI compiler built on Clang at the LLVM European Conference, London. We started this project a couple of years ago to cover the language specification in ECMA-372, having found it…

HTML5 Theora Video Codec for Silverlight

I’m glad to announce the first release of our fully managed Theora audio / video decoder implementation for the Silverlight platform! The Highgate media suite will bring installation-free support for HTML5 streaming video to an additional ~40% of web users…

With the release of the WebKit-based Chrome browser, Google also introduced a handful of new backends for the browser engine including a new HTTP stack and the Skia graphics library. Google’s Android WebKit code drops have previously featured Skia for…

WebKit Meta: A new standard for in-game web content

Over the last few months, our browser team at Nuanti Ltd. has been developing Meta, a brand new WebKit port suited to embedding in OpenGL and 3D applications. The work is being driven by Linden Lab, who are eagerly investigating…

Acid3 final touches

Recently we’ve been working to finish off and land the last couple of fixes to get a perfect pixel-for-pixel match against the reference Acid3 rendering in WebKit/GTK+. I believe we’re the first project to achieve this on Linux — congratulations…

With the revised deadline for Google Summer of Code ’08 student applications looming, we’ve been getting a lot of interest in browser-related student projects. I’ve put together a list of some of my favourite ideas. GNOME ideas Epiphany Desktop integration…

WebKit gets 100% on Acid3

Today we reached a milestone with WebKit/GTK+ as it became the first browser engine on Linux/X11 to get a full score on Acid3, shortly after the Acid3 pass by WebKit for Safari/Mac. Epiphany using WebKit r31371 There is actually still…

Bossa Conf ’08

Am here in the LHR lounge. In a couple of hours, we take off for the INdT Bossa Conference, Pernambuco, Brazil via Lisbon. Bumped in to Pippin who will be presenting Clutter. Also looking forward to Lennart‘s PulseAudio talk amongst…

There was an incredible amount of productive hacking and discussion at the hackfest, covering the lower parts of the stack like Cairo and Pango as well as the GTK+ core and related work like toolkit web integration. Until I get…