LLVM Europe 2012: A Portable C++/CLI Compiler

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

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…

WebKit Summer of Code Projects

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…

GUADEC: The first day

GUADEC: The first day

Sunday came and went in Birmingham. This was an opportunity to meet many of my colleagues face to face for the first time. Managed D-Bus talk went very well. Huge interest from the usual suspects, but also from the wider GNOME…

WebKit/Gtk+ is coming

WebKit/Gtk+ is coming

The WebKit Gtk+/Cairo port has recently had a burst of activity — it’s really starting to shape up. I’ve recently had the opportunity to coordinate my efforts on the port and in the last couple of weeks we’ve provided patches for…