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Google remove 8.8 million lines of code from their Blink engine

Google cull millions of lines of code from their Blink engine

Anthony Garreffa | May 18, 2013 at 11:32 pm CDT (0 mins, 33 secs time to read)

Google have been tinkering with their Blink engine, and have removed a crazy 8.8 million lines of code. Blink is a rendering browser engine, with the team behind Blink removing those 8.8 million lines of code in just over a month.

Google remove 8.8 million lines of code from their Blink engine | TweakTown.com

Alex Komoroske, a product manager on Chrome's Open Web Platform, spoke to a group of Google I/O attendees that removing so much code had more than one improvement - not only did it improve the engine itself, but it had a huge effect on the engineers, too. The engineers are more productive and the team is now exploring new rendering techniques and code contribution requests from Abode, Intel, and Microsoft.

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