Neil Simpson

Hardware acceleration in the browser?

Discussion created by Neil Simpson on Jul 22, 2011
Latest reply on Jul 27, 2011 by Neil Simpson

Good morning everyone, I am new to the forum and hope to become a regular.


I have an i.MX53 QSB and my application needs to run a web browser.  I have Ubuntu Lucid installed and so have Firefox 3 and Chromium, but I would love to be able to use hardware acceleration to help with rendering animated elements (like a scrolling text window, for example).  I think this should be possible using OpenGL, but I am not sure whether to try building Firefox 4 and try to make it use OpenGL, or try Qt and build a webkit based browser.  I would be very grateful for any advice from anyone on this.  The other option is change OS....


Thanks in advance.