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Thursday, July 14 • 16:50 - 17:30
A Browser for the Automotive: Introduction to WebKit for Wayland - Silvia Cho, Igalia

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Given the popularity of HTML5 and web technologies, browsers have become an essential technology in almost all industries, including the automotive. Because of its complexity, it is very important to understand the pros and cons of the available choices before making a decision. This talk aims to explain and compare each of the available open source options.
WebKit is a web rendering engine with a generic part (WebCore, JSEngine), and ports for specific platforms that implement bits like rendering, networking or multimedia. GTK+, EFL and Wayland ports are available. Blink is fork of WebKit from which several projects have evolved such as Chromium, Crosswalk, and CEF. During the presentation, Silvia will explain and compare each them and provide more details of WebKit for Wayland which has several advantages for the IVI system.

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Silvia Cho

Business Development, Igalia
Silvia Cho works for Igalia, an European open source consultancy specialized in the development of innovative technologies and solutions, with its focus on key upstream projects and communities such as WebKit/Chromium (browsers), V8/JSC/SpiderMonkey (compilers), GStreamer (multimedia), Mesa (graphics), Freedesktop.org, GNOME, Qt and MeeGo/Tizen. At Igalia, Silvia works on tasks related to business management.


Thursday July 14, 2016 16:50 - 17:30
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