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Friday, June 5 • 14:00 - 14:50
Using Rust to Build the Next Generation Web Browser - Lars Bergstrom, Mozilla & Mike Blumenkrantz, Samsung

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This talk will discuss how Rust is being used to develop Servo, a web browser optimized to run on both desktop and embedded devices. Rust is an alternative to C for systems programming which provides memory safety guarantees while maintaining a similar level of performance. Rust is being leveraged in Servo to parallelize operations wherever possible. In this case, parallelization results in greatly reduced power consumption, making Servo a key player in the mobile browser space.

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Lars Bergstrom

Researcher, Mozilla
Lars Bergstrom is a Researcher at Mozilla. He works on the Servo web browser engine and obtained his PhD in Computer Science from the University of Chicago. He has presented at research conferences (ICFP, IFL, USENIX-Windows) and has lectured both introductory and advanced systems courses.
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Mike Blumenkrantz

Mike Blumenkrantz is a Senior Engineer at Samsung R&D America. He is the maintainer of the Enlightenment desktop as well as a contributor to the Servo browser engine.


Friday June 5, 2015 14:00 - 14:50
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