Introduction to WebRender – Part 1 – Browsers today

WebRender, is a 2D renderer for the web. It started as Servo's graphics engine, and we are in the process of integrating it in Firefox. I have been meaning for a while to write about what WebRender is, how it works and how its architecture is different from what Firefox and other browsers currently do. … Continue reading Introduction to WebRender – Part 1 – Browsers today

WebRender newsletter #2

Here comes the second installment of the WebRender newsletter. Last week's newsletter had some instructions about enabling WebRender but I apparently didn't make it clear enough that the Gecko integration is still in a very rough shape and will be for a while. If Gecko+WebRender spectacularly crashes at startup or renders some things incorrectly on … Continue reading WebRender newsletter #2