January 14th, 2011
WebKit paved the way for gradients in CSS by adding support for -webkit-gradient back in early 2008, and they’ve become widely used since their introduction.
Over the past several months, the CSS Working Group has had extended discussions about making the gradient syntax easier to use, and recently Tab Atkins included a proposal in the latest [...]
October 6th, 2010
Firefox 4 will streamline and modernize the Web experience for our hundreds of millions of users. In addition to greatly improving performance, adding advanced graphics capabilities, and rethinking how people use tabs to organize their online lives, we have also been looking closely at the search options that we include in the search box, which [...]
September 17th, 2010
Normally when the parser encounters an external script, parsing is paused, a request is issued to download the script, and parsing is resumed only [...]
September 15th, 2010
Today we’re releasing an update to the Firefox 4 Beta to resolve two issues that have been causing problems for some of our testers: a stability issue on Windows, an issue with plugins on Mac OS X which made it difficult for users to type in some web pages, and showed white boxes over other [...]
August 18th, 2010
If you’ve been following check-ins for the last year or so, then you already know that some dedicated contributors have been working on a MathML implementation in WebKit. I am very pleased to announce that the implementation is now turned on by default in the WebKit build and in WebKit Nightlies! Big thanks to Alex [...]
August 11th, 2010
Now, I know everyone wants posts about cool new features, and I assure you: they are coming!
For the time being, I would like to invite everyone to join me in congratulating Martin Robinson on his reviewer status! Martin has been doing a huge amount of work on improving the foundations for the cairo and GTK+ [...]
August 11th, 2010
Chris is one of the original architects of the accelerated compositing backend for WebKit. He is a graphics guru, who is currently the editor of the WebGL specification being worked on in the Khronos Group and one of the main people working on WebKit’s implementation of it. Please join me in congratulating Chris [...]
August 5th, 2010
Over the past few months, we’ve been hard at work implementing the parsing algorithm from HTML5. Before HTML5, there was no standard for how browsers should parse invalid HTML. As a result, every browser developed their own parsing quirks, harming interoperability for pages that contain invalid HTML. HTML5, in contrast, specifies a [...]
July 15th, 2010
Antonio started working on WebKit by helping out with the initial EFL port, and from then on moved to QtWebKit. Antonio brought a lot of experience from his work on the Mozilla project, and has been responsible for the spatial navigation implementation in WebKit, among other major contributions to the Qt port.
Please join me in [...]
June 25th, 2010
We are excited to announce that Mozilla won the American Business Awards Stevie Award for Most Innovative Company of the Year (with less than 2,500 employees) in the software category!
More than 2,700 entries from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted for consideration in more than 40 categories, including Most Innovative [...]