I remember when the first iPhone came out (pre App store obviously) and the lack of real documentation. Sounds like it still hasn’t moved forward much, in terms of documentation and sounds like iOS 7′s Safari still needs some work.
Safari on iOS 7 and HTML5: Problems, Changes and New APIs
Nice addition from the Webkit team to make it easier to support high-resolution (high pixel density) displays. I hope this comes part of the spec.
Improved Support For High-Resolution Displays With the Srcset Image Attribute
A friend and co-worker just sent this to me. Talk about optimizing your code — nearly 9 million lines of code should help speed things up a tad.
Google’s Blink Team Pulls 8.8 Million Lines of WebKit Code in One Month
Yay, no prefixes in the CSS! They seem pretty adamant about it. I really hope it works out well and becomes the standard to you know… use the standards.
Paul Irish on Chrome Moving to Blink
Benchmarks are all over the place, but the interesting bit about this one is that this one is really spurred by Google forking the Webkit project, making its own spinoff called “Blink,” which allows it to separate itself from Apple’s Nitro JS processor, which Chrome doesn’t utilize.
Samsung (and others) end up as the odd men out though, as it uses the Apple WebKit Engine, but Chrome’s V8 JS engine. Things could get interesting going forward if these forks… well fork more.