Adenilson Cavalcanti

Adenilson Cavalcanti

About Adenilson Cavalcanti

Adenilson Cavalcanti is no longer employed by Samsung. We thank him for all of his great work and wish him the best in his future endeavors. He has a wide variety of experience with different programming languages and operating systems. He has special interests in Web Engines, *nix and embedded and mobile devices, where he is always looking for new ideas and opportunities to use FOSS in new and innovative ways. Adenilson is a committer to WebKit and Blink efforts, a W3C CSS WG Member and a contributor to Mozilla's Servo project.

  • Projects

    Webkit, Blink, Servo
  • Role

    Senior Web R&D Engineer

Posts by Adenilson Cavalcanti

  • May 1, 2015 - Adenilson Cavalcanti and Lars Bergstrom

    Servo Continues Pushing Forward

    Servo is a new prototype web browser layout engine written in Rust that was launched by Mozilla in 2012 with a new architecture to achieve high parallelism on components like layout and painting. It has been progressing at an amazing pace, with over 120 CSS properties currently supported, and work is ongoing to implement the remaining properties. For a full list of the current set of CSS properties with initial support in Servo, check out the Google Docs spreadsheet servo team is using to track development. The current supported properties allow Servo to be mostly operational on static sites like Wikipedia and GitHub, with a surprisingly small code footprint. It has only about 126K lines of Rust code, and the Rust compiler and libraries are about 360K lines. For comparison, in 2014 Blink had about 700K lines of C++ code, and WebKit had around 1.3M lines, including platform specific code. […]

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