How WebKit Renders the Web

Levi Weintraub (Google)
Ancillary Technologies, Continental 5
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WebKit is one of the most popular browser rendering engines, powering Chrome, Safari, Android and iPhones. Learn how it brings your markup to your screen! This talk will cover WebKit’s history, architecture, primary data structures, main flow with a focus on layout and rendering. We’ll also touch on some up and coming features.

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Levi Weintraub

Google

Levi Weintraub is a 3-time WebKit engineer, working on HTML editing at Apple, the webOS platform and browser at Palm, and currently layout and rendering at Google. He has a BSE in Computer Science from the University of Michigan, and a tendency to go adventuring by motorcycle.

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