While companies are working on their next-generation web browsers, Betanews has managed to test the performance of the upcoming ones, such as:
Firefox 3.5, Firefox 3.6, Google Chrome, Google Chrome 2, Safari 4, Opera 10. Test also includes Internet Explorer 7 and 8.
Besides the regular one, where you can open recently closed tabs, an improvement allows users to reopen few tabs at the same time which will be a great time saver in a certain situations.
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Firefox team has released an update to its Firefox 3 series. The following release fixes 9 security vulnerabilities as well as couple of bugs which include several stability fixes.
For a complete list of changes, feel free to check what’s new section in the following page.
Download Firefox 3.0.9
Although Firefox 3.5 Beta 4 code freeze was supposed to be finished today, Mozilla team announced that due to some of the unresolved P1 blockers, there will be a tiny delay.
Although there is no new official date, the target remains the same: late next week.
- Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for April 2009
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- Chrome update offers tab micromanagement options
- Google Chooses Zooppa to Advertise Google Chrome
- Exclusive Interview: Google Chrome’s Chromium Core Explored : Introduction
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Now this is something useful. If you were ever confused/overwhelmed with all the modifications made using Firebug then worry no more.
A new extension called Firediff (requires Firebug 1.4) tracks all the changes made by firebug and the application itself to CSS and DOM.
The latest Firediff release can be downloaded here.
From .PDF (download)
“This year, Secunia published advisories for the four most widely used web browsers: Internet Explorer (IE), Safari, Opera, and Mozilla Firefox. 31 vulnerabilities were reported for Internet Explorer (IE 5.x, 6.x, and 7), including those publicly disclosed prior to vendor patch as well as those included in Microsoft Security Bulletins. Continue Reading
Some great articles over the last week.
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- Browser wars 2009: Firefox, Chrome, & Internet Explorer
- Chrome is a browser? What’s a browser?
- 15 Firefox add-ons for Web developers
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