Blink (browser engine)

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Blink is a browser engine used in the Google Chrome browser and many other projects.wikipedia
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Google Chrome

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Blink is a browser engine used in the Google Chrome browser and many other projects. It is used in Chrome starting at version 28, Opera (15+), Vivaldi, Amazon Silk and other Chromium-based browsers and frameworks.
WebKit was the original rendering engine, but Google eventually forked it to create the Blink engine; all Chrome variants except iOS now use Blink.

Chromium (web browser)

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It is developed as part of the Chromium project with contributions from Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Opera Software ASA, Adobe Systems, Intel, IBM, Samsung, and others. It is used in Chrome starting at version 28, Opera (15+), Vivaldi, Amazon Silk and other Chromium-based browsers and frameworks.
The Blink browser engine (a fork of the WebKit engine ) was introduced on 4 April 2013 in Chromium 28.0.1463.0.

Opera (web browser)

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It is used in Chrome starting at version 28, Opera (15+), Vivaldi, Amazon Silk and other Chromium-based browsers and frameworks.
Opera is a Chromium-based browser using the Blink layout engine.

Browser engine

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Blink is a browser engine used in the Google Chrome browser and many other projects.
Google originally used WebKit for its Chrome browser but eventually forked it to create the Blink engine.

Presto (browser engine)

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Blink's naming was influenced by the non-standard presentational blink HTML element, which was introduced by Netscape Navigator, and supported by Presto- and Gecko-based browsers until August 2013.
Presto was the browser engine of the Opera web browser from the release of Opera 7 on 28 January 2003 until the release of Opera 15 on 2 July 2013, at which time Opera switched to using the Blink engine that was originally created for Chromium.

Amazon Silk

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It is used in Chrome starting at version 28, Opera (15+), Vivaldi, Amazon Silk and other Chromium-based browsers and frameworks.
It is based on the open source Chromium project that uses the Blink engine.

Opera Software

OperaOpera Software ASAOpera Software AS
It is developed as part of the Chromium project with contributions from Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Opera Software ASA, Adobe Systems, Intel, IBM, Samsung, and others.
From Version 15 on the Opera browser for computers would be using the Blink rendering engine, a fork of Webkit developed together with Google.

Chromium Embedded Framework

CEF
It uses asynchronous messaging to communicate between the main application process and one or more render processes (Blink + V8 JavaScript engine).

KHTML

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Blink is a fork of the WebCore component of WebKit, which was originally a fork of the KHTML and KJS libraries from KDE.
In 2013, Google began development on a fork of WebKit, called Blink.

Comparison of browser engines

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Then, in 2013, WebKit was forked to create the Blink engine.

WebKit

JavaScriptCoreWebKitGTK+QtWebKit
Blink is a fork of the WebCore component of WebKit, which was originally a fork of the KHTML and KJS libraries from KDE.
On April 3, 2013, Google announced that it had forked WebCore, a component of WebKit, to be used in future versions of Google Chrome and the Opera web browser, under the name Blink.

Blink element

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Blink's naming was influenced by the non-standard presentational blink HTML element, which was introduced by Netscape Navigator, and supported by Presto- and Gecko-based browsers until August 2013.

Android KitKat

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WebView components were updated to utilize a version of the Google Chrome rendering engine.

Google

Google Inc.Google, Inc.Google LLC
It is developed as part of the Chromium project with contributions from Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Opera Software ASA, Adobe Systems, Intel, IBM, Samsung, and others.

Facebook

Facebook LiveFacebook.comFacebook, Inc.
It is developed as part of the Chromium project with contributions from Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Opera Software ASA, Adobe Systems, Intel, IBM, Samsung, and others.

Microsoft

Microsoft CorporationMicrosoft Corp.MS
It is developed as part of the Chromium project with contributions from Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Opera Software ASA, Adobe Systems, Intel, IBM, Samsung, and others.

Adobe Inc.

Adobe SystemsAdobeAdobe Systems Incorporated
It is developed as part of the Chromium project with contributions from Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Opera Software ASA, Adobe Systems, Intel, IBM, Samsung, and others.

Intel

Intel CorporationIntel Corp.Intel Inside
It is developed as part of the Chromium project with contributions from Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Opera Software ASA, Adobe Systems, Intel, IBM, Samsung, and others.

IBM

International Business MachinesIBM CorporationInternational Business Machines Corporation
It is developed as part of the Chromium project with contributions from Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Opera Software ASA, Adobe Systems, Intel, IBM, Samsung, and others.

Samsung

Samsung GroupSamsung SDISamsung Corporation
It is developed as part of the Chromium project with contributions from Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Opera Software ASA, Adobe Systems, Intel, IBM, Samsung, and others.

Fork (software development)

forkforkedforks
Blink is a fork of the WebCore component of WebKit, which was originally a fork of the KHTML and KJS libraries from KDE.

KJS (software)

KJSKDE's JavaScript engine
Blink is a fork of the WebCore component of WebKit, which was originally a fork of the KHTML and KJS libraries from KDE.

KDE

KDE PlasmaKDE Plasma WorkspacesKDE Plasma Desktop
Blink is a fork of the WebCore component of WebKit, which was originally a fork of the KHTML and KJS libraries from KDE.