TechCrunch published an interesting article on the recent “Browsers are Hot Again!” panel. Representatives from Microsoft, Google, Mozilla and Opera were invited.
Here is an excerpt from the article on their vision:
P.S. Internet Explorer 8 RC is going to be released within few weeks.
If you want to delete/disable Opera’s widget menu, just follow these simple steps below:
Open “defaults” folder in Opera’s directory. For example:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Opera
Close Opera and open standard_menu.ini file with your favorite text editor. For example: Notepad
Find and delete the following entry:
Submenu, M_WIDGET_MENU, Browser Widgets Menu
Save, exit and this is it. Start Opera.
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Followed by Speed up Firefox articles, here are some tips by Sid on how you can increase Opera’s performance.
I was playing with the public beta of Windows 7 for a while now and decided to show you a few neat features of it while browsing with Internet Explorer and just show the overall experience.
According to a study made by Metadata Analysis and Mining Application (MAMA), a tool created by Opera that crawls the web and indexes the markup and scripting data from approximately 3.5 million pages.
Some of the most relevant parts of the study are:
• About 35% of all web sites use Adobe Flash.
• XMLHttpRequest (AJAX) scripting mechanism is used by only 3.2%
• CSS is used in the 80% of the web sites.
• Using the W3C validation tools, shows that 4.13% are valid, which only 50% using the validation badge are valid.
Read the complete article at arstechnica.com
Previous year were great for some of the web browsers and not so good for Netscape Navigator and Internet Explorer.
Since it’s now 2009, let’s sum up all the market share reports and check final results.
Internet Explorer lost 7.32% of its market share Continue Reading
Now here is something quite informative. Browser Security Handbook published by Google.
As Google explains, the document is meant to provide web application developers, browser engineers, and information security researchers with a one-stop reference to key security properties of contemporary web browsers.
The following browsers are included: Continue Reading