Chromium docs

This directory contains chromium project documentation in Gitiles-flavored Markdown. It is automatically rendered by Gitiles.

If you add new documents, please also add a link to them in the Document Index below.

Creating Documentation

Markdown documents must follow the style guide.

Preview local changes using md_browser:

# in chromium checkout

This is only an estimate. The gitiles view may differ.

Review changes online with gerrit's links to gitiles:

  1. Upload a patch to gerrit, or receive a review request. e.g.
  2. View a specific .md file. e.g.
  3. Click on gitiles link at top of page.

This gitiles view is the authoritative view, exactly the same as will be used when committed.

Document Index

Checking Out and Building

Design Docs

Integrated Development Environment (IDE) Set Up Guides



General Development


GPU-related docs

Misc Linux-Specific Docs

Misc MacOS-Specific Docs

Misc Windows-Specific Docs

Misc Android-Specific Docs

Misc iOS-Specific Docs

Misc Chrome-OS-Specific Docs

Misc WebUI-Specific Docs




Memory Infrastructure Timeline Profiling (MemoryInfra)


Mojo & Services

Probably Obsolete