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Tag Archives: Webkit

Online discussions related to browser performance.

16-Apr-14

I was checking online discussions related to browser performance improvement and throttling. Found quite a few of them. Following is the list of the same.It’s a list of bug reports and articles discussing tips to improve page rendering performance. https://bugreports.qt-project.org/browse/QTWEBKIT-81 https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?format=multiple&id=32875 https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=84583 https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=67171 https://bugs.webkit.org/attachment.cgi?id=111113&action=prettypatch http://www.html5rocks.com/en/tutorials/speed/rendering/ http://html5hub.com/request-animation-frame-for-better-performance/#i.16ndsb5z0zeeex https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=56178 https://insouciant.org/tech/throttling-subresources-before-first-paint/ http://mac-os-forge.2317878.n4.nabble.com/setTimeout-as-browser-speed-throttle-td173955.html- This thread is a good reference […]

[WebkitGtk+]Making webkitgtk build work behind a proxy.

28-Feb-14

I have been trying to build WebkitGtk in my company PC and was stuck with dependencies update and the subsequent build. I had to work behind a proxy which complicated things a bit. The general build is supposed to work on PC’s with open network. But once you get behind a proxy with just the […]

Link dump : CSS 3d transforms explained.

28-Feb-14

Following are some detailed links regarding the CSS 3d transforms. The math and the syntax is all explained. So grab a coffee, notepad and pen and start reading. http://coding.smashingmagazine.com/2012/01/06/adventures-in-the-third-dimension-css-3-d-transforms/ http://www.tutorialized.com/tutorial/Understanding-CSS-3D-transforms/59277 http://www.eleqtriq.com/2010/05/css-3d-matrix-transformations/ http://dev.opera.com/articles/view/understanding-the-css-transforms-matrix/ https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/CSS/transform-function#matrix3d()

Building Webkit on Windows 7 with Visual Studio 2008 Express.

18-Jan-12

I have been successful with building and running the win port of webkit. The whole process took 2 days but it was worth the effort. Below are some tips and links that I helped me in getting through. My config: Windows 7 + Windows 7 SDK + VS 2008 Express Edition. Some tips : Don’t fetch the webkit […]

Steps to debug Webkit using Eclipse.

06-Jul-10

Here are the steps to debug Webkit in Linux using Eclipse. This has been reproduced here verbatim from here.I am currently verifying these steps. Debug Native C++ Code: To get meaningful debug info, you do need to build WebCore with -O0. It is simple. Add the following to your buildspec.mk and rebuild webcore and xml2. […]

Source code of various webkit based mobile browsers.

04-Jul-09

Now that there are so many mobile browsers based on Webkit, it makes sense to check the various implementations and designs used by them.AFAIK Nokia and Samsung have open-source’d their code. So here are the links. Nokia Nokia S40 Open Source Web Browser – Browser source code page. S60WebKit – Browser source code page. Samsung […]

VS2005 we need "Prompt before rebuild".

12-May-09

Webkit is not a small project by any means. And it takes a cool 30-45 mins for a complete rebuild on a 2GHz, 1GB RAM PC to complete. Now just imagine this, you have a critical feature to deliver and you have just enthusiastically coded it and want to see it running. Now you have […]

Fixing the "’CSSValue’ : redefinition " issue

06-May-09

Developing for Webkit can be a big headache. The sheer size & complexity of the architecture is mind boggling.We were facing this error and just could find any way to fix it. The one solution mentioned in the code is to get the full code and do a rebuild :).But we found out that the […]