18 Feb 2015

Webkitss css rendering appendix code and gpu process part 8

The future

WebCore lacks logic where knowing if elements up front obscure stuff behind it. Right now it just repaints everything behind it from back-to-front.
SVG compositing? Currently doesn't use RenderLayer at all. Probably need to split up RenderLayer with a separate compositing piece which SVG could use.

GPU Accelerated Compositing in Chrome

Vangelis Kokkevis, with a little help from Tom Wiltzius & the Chrome GPU team

updated May 2012

Summary

This document provides background and details on the implementation of hardware-accelerated compositing in Chrome.
Interview Question On Webkit/Browser

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