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SVG Text Support

I spent a few hours hooking up WebCore’s text rendering engine to SVG, and now we have basic SVG text support going.

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SVG Has Landed

SVG has now been enabled by default in nightly builds.

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Buttons

For the past couple of weeks, I have been thinking about the new buttons for WebKit.

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JavaScript and DOM Compatibility

With the increasing popularity of advanced JavaScript techniques on the web (variously called web 2.0, AJAX or DHTML), we’ve decided to make a big push for JavaScript and DOM compatibility.

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CSS3 Goodies:
Borders and Backgrounds

The latest WebKit builds now support three new CSS3 properties fully and one partially.

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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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