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Mozilla's Use Of GPUs For 2D Acceleration

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Published on 13 February 2014 02:54 AM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in Mozilla
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While many are upset right now over Mozilla's new advertising agenda, they are still investing on technical improvements to Firefox, including when it comes to 2D acceleration.

Bas Schouten of Mozilla presented at FOSDEM earlier this month about their use of graphics processors for accelerating 2D content on the web. Unfortunately no slides from the presentation have yet to widely surface, but as of this week there's now a YouTube video (embedded below) for those interested in Mozilla's use of GPUs for 2D content and the pros and cons they have experienced thus far.


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