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I'm a Gnome Hacker working for Igalia and living in A Coruña, Galiza.

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In this post I am going to talk about the implementation of the Media Source Extensions (known as MSE) in the WebKit ports that use GStreamer. These ports are WebKitGTK+, WebKitEFL and WebKitForWayland, though only the latter has the latest work-in-progress implementation. Of course we hope to upstream WebKitForWayland soon and with it, this backend […]

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WebKit Contributors Meeting 2015 (late, I know)

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015

After writing my last post I realized that I needed to write a bit more about what I had been doing at the WebKit Contributors Meeting. First thing to say is that it happened in March at Apple campus in Cupertino and I atteded as part of the Igalia gang. My goal when I went […]

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New media controls in WebKitGtk+ (reloaded)

Thursday, February 27th, 2014

In December we organized in A Coruña the WebKitGTK+ hackfest at the Igalia premises as usual and also as usual it was an awesome oportunity to meet the rest of the team. For more information about the progress done in the hackfest, you can have a look at KaL’s post. As part of the hackfest […]

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Hi Planet GNOME

Friday, November 8th, 2013

It looks like I have been added to Planet GNOME and the GNOME community is “enjoying” a bunch posts I wrote some time ago as if they were new. Sorry for that. For those who don’t know me, I am a GNOME hacker working at Igalia and lately have been hacking0 mainly on WebKit and […]

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GUADEC 2013 is over

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013

I departed from A Coruña, flying to Barcelona (where I had time to have a coffee with a friend), then to Vienna and then to Brno by bus. It was a bit tiring so after having a quick drink at our hotel with the rest of the Igalians, I just went to bed. Web, the […]

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Friday, July 12th, 2013

First of all, thanks to Igalia for sponsoring me and see you all in Brno! Btw, I will be in the Avanti Hotel, one of the recommended by the organization. I am alone in the room by now, but if there is anybody open to share room, please get in touch with me.

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New media controls in WebKitGtk+

Wednesday, February 20th, 2013

So it looks like my patch for the rework of the WebKitGtk+ media controls was finally landed. First I would like to thank Igalia for giving me some time to complete this task, which took some work and began at WebKitGtk+ hackfest some time ago with Žan Doberšek and Jon McCann. Starting point was: As […]

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GUADEC 2012: state of calvaris

Monday, August 6th, 2012

Executive summary Tired as hell but with my hacking batteries completelly full. Organization There was always something to do here and there, which I needed to help with, but I think the most important things that I did were: Organizing the Lightning Talks session, I guess you all remember the sound of the sea and […]

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Thursday, July 19th, 2012

Wow, something I think I would not see, but GUADEC is happening less than 3km from home in less than a week! I have collaborated in organizing the Lightning Talks and BoFs/Hackfests and of course, I’ll help wherever I can. Poor Zeenix will be at my place so he will need to wake up early […]

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As part of my work at Igalia I had to work with video and GStreamer for some years. I always used Gtk+ for that so when I needed to do things with Qt and QML, things were different. In my projects I always used pure GStreamer code instead of the Qt bindings for GStreamer because […]

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