Aimed at the multi core machines.
Year after year we keep hearing about the new ways and techniques to enhance the overall browser performance. However, while such tweaks are always welcome, the majority of them fall in the line of evolutionary rather than revolutionary changes.
Well, things are about to change as Mozilla has started the development of its new rendering engine called “Servo”.
Why should you get excited?
Instead of borrowing bits and pieces from “Gecko”, Mozilla’s current rendering engine (which will not be replaced by “Servo”), their engineers have decided to build it from the ground up, specifically targeting the multi-core hardware.
Not only that but the whole project will be built using “Rust”, an experimental programming language developed by the Mozilla itself.
Why should you not be excited?
Unfortunately, such things don’t happen overnight and it’s not even clear if Servo will ever replace Mozilla’s current rendering engine.
All we can do now is wait.
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Vygantas is a former web designer whose projects are used by companies such as AMD, NVIDIA and departed Westood Studios. Being passionate about software, Vygantas began his journalism career back in 2007 when he founded FavBrowser.com. Having said that, he is also an adrenaline junkie who enjoys good books, fitness activities and Forex trading.