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We’re Hunting Memory Leaks

We’ve heard a number of reports of Safari memory leaks, and we’d like to fix a bunch of these.

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JavaScriptCore C++ Name Changes

Here are some name changes we’re planning for some classes and functions in JavaScriptCore in the KJS namespace: Old Name New Names ValueImp JSValue AllocatedValueImp JSCell ObjectImp JSObject Undefined() jsUndefined() Null() jsNull() Boolean() jsBoolean(), jsTrue(), jsFalse() Number() jsNumber(), jsNaN(), jsZero(), jsOne(), jsTwo() String() jsString() We want to take Imp suffixes off class names of subclasses […]

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The New Form Controls:
Radio Buttons

The new radio buttons are now enabled (along with checkboxes) in the latest WebKit builds.

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The New Form Controls:
Checkbox

The first of the new form controls for WebKit has just been turned on in the latest WebKit tree.

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Multiple Backgrounds

You may or may not have seen this blog post from the CSS WG asking for feedback on backgrounds and borders in CSS3. One of the features in the CSS3 draft is the ability to specify multiple backgrounds on a single element, thus allowing for effects like Sliding Doors to be achieved with only one […]

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Updating Style Information via JavaScript:
className vs. style Property

I just read an interesting post on quirksmode.org.

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Hash Tables (Part 2)

One of the more important but somewhat mysterious aspects of hashtables is writing hash functions.

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WebCore + SVG

Eric Seidel has just landed support for a new target in the WebCore project that lets you compile an experimental port of KSVG.

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Hash Tables (Part 1)

Hashtables are one of the most important basic data structures in a web browser.

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Introduction (and Bugzilla News)

Hi everyone, I’m one of the other people that Hyatt mentioned would be posting here.

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Welcome to the WebKit Blog

For some time now I’ve kept a blog that discusses WebKit/Core features.

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