Changes between Version 4 and Version 5 of Webkit2Innards


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Feb 14, 2011 1:28:04 PM (12 years ago)
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    11== What is WebKit2 ? ==
    2 WebKit2 is a substantial architectural enhancement to WebKit that allows clients/embedders of the framework to harness operating system (OS) level "features" for a more responsive and secure application.
     2[http://trac.webkit.org/wiki/WebKit2 WebKit2] is a substantial architectural enhancement to WebKit that allows clients/embedders of the framework to harness operating system (OS) level "features" for a more responsive and secure application.
    33The "UI Process" is the application that uses the WebKit2 API C API to render web views. The "Web Process" are the one of the many processes that primarily run the web engine responsible for the downloading, parsing and rendering of content.
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    88   * better OS enforced '''security''' for memory accesses, file access, sensor access
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    10 For WebKit developers, the main changes are:
    11    * easier memory management: memory leaks and resource leaks are forgiven when a worker process is closed
     10== The multi-process browser landscape ==
     11[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet_Explorer_8 Microsoft's IE8] and Google's [http://dev.chromium.org/developers/design-documents/multi-process-architecture Chromium Browser] was the pioneers in separating the UI process from the engine process. WebKit2 is Apple's fully public domain implementation of the same essential architectural concepts.
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    13 == The multi-process browser landscape ==
    14 [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet_Explorer_8 Microsoft's IE8] and Google's [http://dev.chromium.org/developers/design-documents/multi-process-architecture Chromium Browser] was the pioneers in separating the UI process from the engine process. WebKit2 is the fully public domain implementation of the same essential architectural concepts.
     13== The UI Process and its APIs ==
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