Next Thursday I’ll be flying to Milan to attend the 2013 edition of the GStreamer Hackfest. My main interests are hardware codecs and GL integration, particularly VA API integrated with GL-based sinks.
Thanks Igalia for sponsoring my trip!
Three weeks have passed since I wrote the last WebKit report, and they did so quick that it scares me. Many great things have happened since then.
Let’s start with my favorite area: multimedia. Phil landed a patch that avoids muting the sound if the audio pitch is preserved. And Calvaris finally landed his great new media controls. Now watching videos in WebKitGTK+ is a pleasure.
Claudio, besides his work in the snapshots API that we already commented, retook the implementation of the notifications API for WebKitGTK+. And, while implementing it, he fixed some crashers in WK2’s implementation. He has also given us an early screencast with the status of the notifications implementation: Check it out! (video).
Carlos García Campos, besides working hard on the stable and development releases of WebKitGTK+ library, has also landed a couple of fixes. Meanwhile, Dape removed some dependencies, making the code base more clean.
Žan, untiredly, has been poking all around the WebKit project, keeping the GTK port kicking and healthy: He fixed code; cleaned up scripts, autogenerated code and enhanced utility scripts; he also enabled more tests in the development builds. But his most impressive work in progress is enabling the Clang build of the GTK port.
But there’s more! Žan setup a web page were you can visualize the status of WebKit2 on several ports: http://www.iswk2buildbrokenyet.com/