wiki:March 2015 Meeting

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Apple Campus, Cupertino CA March 12-13, 2015




  • Infrastructure improvements
    • Display list drawing [smfr]
    • bmalloc [ggaren?]
    • Rendering state enforcement [smfr]
    • WebCore architecture in 5 years [smfr]
    • The new WebKit Network cache [antti, volunteered by chris]
    • Make filters fast all the time [dino]
    • Refactorings [weinig?]
      • FrameView/ScrollView/Widgets
      • Scrolling [bfulgham]
  • CSS features
    • CSS Grid Layout [lajava]
      • Current status and roadmap .
      • CSS Box Alignment support.
    • Project Houdini topics [dino]
      • Resize events
      • CSS Parser extensions and object model
      • CSS custom properties
      • Custom layout via a box tree API
      • Custom painting of elements via JS
      • Scroll synchronisation
      • UIWorkers
  • New features in ES6
  • New HTML/DOM Features
    • Picture element [yoav, volunteered by dino]
    • Client-Hints [yoav]
    • Resource-Hints [yoav]
    • WebRTC (API updates, OpenWebRTC backend in GTK+ port) [adambe]
  • Web Inspector topics [xenon]
    • Demo of element change tracking [brrian]
    • Web Replay status and plans [brrian]
    • Demo of JS liveness/type profiler [saamyjoon]
  • WebKit for Wayland [zdobersek]
  • EAWebKit [abaldeva]
    • Challenges faced by smaller/non-trunk ports. reintegration efforts
    • Testing tools/mechanisms
    • Pushing our port upstream.
    • How we can help?
  • Tools and testing
    • Layout testing
      • Adjustable diff threshold for ref tests
      • Update render tree dump in test output
      • Manifest files for test parameters?
      • WebKit2 testing
      • iOS testing
    • Bugzilla improvements
      • Can we fix review clobbering?
  • Process
    • How to communicate better with web developers? [Jon Davis, volunteered by Benjamin]
    • Making WebKit more welcoming to new contributors.
    • Improving collaboration on the Windows port [bfulgham]
  • Building and Debugging
    • Using CMake on Mac and Windows [alexchristensen]
    • Debugging tips, tricks and feature requests ?

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