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As you probably know, Google announced Blink, the new rendering engine that will power Opera and Chrome, forked from WebKit (which itself was forked from KHTML).
- Hello Blink -my take
- Devs respond to new Blink and Servo browser engines – .net magazine
- Excellent analysis by PPK
- Thoughts on Blink – “WebKit wasn’t a love fest of like-minded engineers but 2 lions circling each other, always prepared for the battle” by Krzysztof Kowalczyk, an early contributor to WebKit
- Well, err, that solves the WebKit monoculture problem by Google’s Jake Archibald
- Why What You’re Reading About Blink Is Probably Wrong by Google’s Alex Russell
- 30 minute Q&A video with Paul Irish and Blink devs
- A Short Translation from Bullshit to English of Selected Portions of the Google Chrome Blink Developer FAQ – “we will be silently overwriting all existing installations of Chrome with our new rendering engine without your knowledge or consent”. Auto-updates, eh? That’s NORTH KOREA.
- Responsive Retrofitting – “finding a way to use responsive techniques on legacy sites to create a better experience for more users”
- Introducing Tabula – “Upload a PDF, get back tabular CSV data.” Another cool Mozilla initiative.
- Forty mobile phone facts – “every fifth person you meet has two phones and is probably a crystal meth dealer/having an affair.” Or is a developer.
- Punk rock videos – my own occasional curation of live punk
- reasons my son is crying
- Pictures by my daughter
- Indifferent cats in amateur porn – Not Safe for Work (obviously)
And RIP Cynthia Waddell, a tireless lawyer and campaigner for disability rights on the web, and co-author of the first book I helped develop.