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Accelerating the Web: How GPUs Make Browsers Fast
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| by Jarred Nicholls Follow 0 Followers on Dec 14, 2012 |

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Jarred Nicholls explains how browsers leverage the GPU to speed up complex web pages by primitive drawing, composing layers and using tiles backing stores.

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Jarred Nicholls is lead engineer on the Sencha WebKit team. For the past decade, he has worked on large projects and products in a wide array of industries; everything from speech recognition and telephony, to HTML5 and Mobile [Web] development. Along the way he has contributed to large open source projects including but not limited to Ruby on Rails, Mono and WebKit.

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