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Monday, October 21 • 4:50pm - 5:40pm
Lessons from Contributing to WebKit and Blink - Bruno de Oliveira Abinader, Samsung Electronics

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Being one of the most successful open source projects to date, WebKit development process consists of a series of protocols and strict policies in order to obtain committer and reviewer status. Blink follows a similar approach with committers and scoped code owners, in a similar fashion as Linux Kernel does with its subsystem maintainers. Their open source success is due to not only solid support from major technology companies, but also to the high quality and automated testing performed on patches before submission. In this presentation, Bruno explains how the development process of both WebKit and Blink projects are - from submitting well-tested patches with strict policies to check, get review from community, and commit upstream via commit-queue system (including early warning system bots). This is a very practical talk with live demonstrations of patch submissions on both projects.

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Bruno de Oliveira Abinader

Senior Web R&D Engineer, Samsung Research America
Bruno is an open source enthusiast since 2005. Has experience with languages like C, C++ and Rust, among others. Has contributed to Maemo/MeeGo platforms and developed using UI toolkits like Qt and EFL. Passionate by new and creative technologies, specially when they are fit in the open source, community-oriented world.Works at Samsung Open Source Group developing web engines (Servo, Blink & WebKit) and is a member of the W3C's CSS Working... Read More →


Monday October 21, 2013 4:50pm - 5:40pm
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