Category: Web Developing

Opera Dragonfly Hits the Streets

By | May 6, 2008 | 7 Comments

Opera DragonflyAfter a lot of waiting, Opera Dragonfly Alpha, Firebug competitor is finally released. You can try it by downloading Opera 9.5 Beta 2 (after installation is completed, go to Tools > Advanced > Developer Tools).

How is it different from Firebug? Continue Reading

Opera Dragonfly, 10 Days Remaining

By | April 26, 2008 | 0 Comments

Opera DragonflyOpera Dragonfly… The big secret was finally revealed. As it was expected, Opera Dragonfly is developer tools. Firefox had Firebug for a long time so it’s not a big surprise that Opera decided to create something like that as well… As David Storey said: “Opera has been lacking real developer tools far too long”. Alpha version will be released on May 6th, 2008. There aren’t many known details yet, we’re waiting.

About Web Design Usability

By | March 29, 2008 | 1 Comment

Web Design for ROI: Turning Browsers into Buyers & Prospects into LeadsSo yesterday I’ve received a book called “Web Design for ROI: Turning Browsers into Buyers & Prospects into Leads” and just finished reading it. No, I usually don’t finish books in a few days :-) There were a plenty of interesting points. Since I’m a web designer myself (and most of the FavBrowser.com visitors owns web sites as well), thought I’ll let you know about it too. Also, there was one funny phrase (not the only one) which I’d like to quote. It tells a bit about web designers and what they experience sometimes.

Sure, I can make the box blue instead of red. Of course that will ruin the design integrity of the web page, so I’ll have to redesign the whole thing. But now that I know you only care about the box being blue, I can probably do whatever I want with the rest of the page and you’ll never notice.

What about you? Have you recently finished reading any interesting books (no, not novels :-))?

Web Browsers Compatibility – CSS Selectors

By | March 28, 2008 | 1 Comment

Site looks different in Internet Explorer (IE), Firefox, Safari, OperaYour site looks different in Internet Explorer (IE), Firefox, Safari, Opera and any other web browser? If you’re a web developer, then you must know that making the web page to look exactly the same on every web browsers is a hard job to do.
Fortunately, there’s a solution to eliminate the differences in padding and margin for all web browsers. All you have to do is insert the following code into your CSS: Continue Reading

Opera Dragonfly Update

By | March 20, 2008 | 5 Comments

Opera DragonflyMore news about Opera Dragonfly… It looks like the web page was updated (hidden comment is now removed as well). New Opera Dragonfly web page now offers an opportunity to subscribe into Opera’s products mailing list, got some “sneaky” stuff as well as the following text: Continue Reading

Opera Dragonfly, No News for You

By | March 19, 2008 | 8 Comments

Some time ago David Storey wrote an article on his blog about “a mysterious project” called “Opera Dragonfly”. Although he said that “We’ll likely have more to say about it at SxSW in Austin Texas.”, we haven’t heard anything yet (at least I haven’t). What about you? Looks like they’ve just decided not to release any more details yet…

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Opera Dragonfly? Update? We Know Your Little Secret

By | March 3, 2008 | 15 Comments

Opera Dragonfly? Update? We Know Your Little SecretI think this wasn’t included right after Opera Dragonfly announce (although not really remember). From source:

“it surged forth with speed and grace, devouring all before it. The landscape left behind it was perfect, calm, free of defect. Such a gift with powers unfortold…” Continue Reading

Opera Dragonfly. The Next Big Thing?

By | February 26, 2008 | 3 Comments

Opera DragonflyDavid Storey from Opera team recently blogged about something called “Opera Dragonfly”. While no one knows what it is, Opera team keeps teasing everyone (like they always do). Here’s a quote from David Storey blog post:

So what exactly is Opera Dragonfly? I won’t say quite yet, but I do think that, in my opinion, it is the most important project we have on going at the moment, and probably since I’ve been at the company. It won’t directly affect everybody, but will hopefully become invaluable for those that it does. We’ll likely have more to say about it at SxSW in Austin Texas.

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What Happens When You Have Low Market Share?

By | September 27, 2007 | 5 Comments

MSN Team just updated their video.msn.com home page. And here’s what happens when you are using Opera.

MSN, Ooops

So what happens when you have low market share? They “accidentally” forget you.

Of course, you can click “Continue to MSN Video” and continue surfing, at least they allow you to do that.

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Opera Developer Tools FAQ

By | September 11, 2007 | 1 Comment

Opera Developer ToolsIf you have no idea what is Opera Developer Tools, please check this page or just continue reading.

These developer tools have been used by Web Application developers at Opera Software for some time. The tools are early previews, and should be considered alpha quality software. They are provided below in the form of buttons that can be dragged to any Opera toolbar. The tools are provided on an as-is basis.

Now you may check Opera Developer Tools FAQ by David Storey here.

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