The Organization and Abstraction Layers of Chromium's Code

Posted in Conferences, Companies on May 04, 2009

Chromium's multi-process architecture and tight integration with WebKit necessitate a heavily layered approach. In this talk, Brett Wilson introduces each of the layers and explains how they fit together. This video is a great complement to this page:

0:00 - Introduction
2:12 - WebKit Glue layer
5:03 - The Render process
5:38 - Renderer Host
6:40 - Tab Contents layer
7:00 - Browser Window
8:00 - Check Deps (dependencies)
9:14 - Q & A

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