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Posted almost 3 years ago by Geoffrey Garen
Yes, we really did achieve a 3.7X speedup on a garbage collection benchmark by removing a call to sleep(). The patch generated lots of attention on reddit and Hacker News, and I’d like to take the opportunity to explain a little more about it, and about the WebKit project. How we approach performance The WebKit [...]
Posted almost 3 years ago by Peter Beverloo
This update discusses the 1,305 changes made in the last two weeks, up to revision 128,016. Within Web Inspector, the $() function now aliases querySelector rather than getElementById, meaning you can also select on classes, elements or more advanced ... [More] selectors. Stylesheets using SASS’ SCSS format will now be highlighted. The experimental WebGL front-end is now [...] [Less]
Posted almost 3 years ago by Peter Beverloo
This update discusses the 650 commits made last week, up to revision 126754. Web Inspector’s Profile panel is getting a great new (experimental!) feature from Andrey, namely WebGL inspection. The Timeline panel is now able to show the cause for a ... [More] style recalculation, the console.time() method now usesperformance.now() for more accuracy and more work has been [...] [Less]
Posted almost 3 years ago by Peter Beverloo
This update discusses 615 commits by 173 authors, up to  revision 125998. Especially for Web Applications, finding certain files in the Network tab can be difficult, as there can be hundreds. Web Inspector now gained support for filtering the display based on search results! The BlackBerry 10 user-agent can now be selected in the Settings [...]
Posted almost 3 years ago by Peter Beverloo
This update talks about the 665 changes 182 authors made last week, up to revision 125390. Web Inspector’s editor can now be replaced with CodeMirror by Jan Keromnes, as an experimental feature. It supports basic editing, search, replace and saving, but much more work is to be done before it’s completely usable. The function scope [...]
Posted almost 3 years ago by Peter Beverloo
This week’s update talks about the 745 commits made by 186 distinct authors, up to revision 142731. The classList property moved from HTMLElement to Element, so may now be used with other types of elements as well — for example, SVG elements. Implementation of a MediaStreamAudioSourceNode for the Web Audio API has begun and audio [...]
Posted almost 3 years ago by Peter Beverloo
This update discusses all 692 commits made by 182 authors to the WebKit repository last week, up to revision 123994. Web Inspector’s Settings dialog has received a new experimental option to override the Geolocation results. Experimental support for ... [More] supporting SASS source-maps has been implemented as well, and drag and drop won’t be started anymore when [...] [Less]
Posted almost 3 years ago by Peter Beverloo
This update covers 621 WebKit commits, up to revision 123308. Find and replace functionality for source files has been added to Web Inspector, after less than a day of being experimental. Furthermore, an icon has been added for pausing JavaScript debugging. The top property on the window object no longer is replaceable. It’s now possible to [...]
Posted almost 3 years ago by Peter Beverloo
A total of 611 commits landed last week. This update discusses them up to revision 122693. Within Web Inspector, the looks of the find bar have been updated, and several other parts of the UI are also receiving refreshments. Furthermore, the tab size now defaults to four spaces. The CSS 3 blur filter will now [...]
Posted about 3 years ago by Dean Jackson
I’m pleased to announce that Tim Horton is now a WebKit reviewer. Tim joined the project about 12 months ago and has been a workhorse, fixing all sorts of bugs in many parts of layout and rendering. In fact, at Apple, we confidently throw just about anything at him! Of course, while that’s fun for [...]