In an effort to help developers build rich web apps, Google has released a plug-in for Internet Explorer.
Here’s what Google says about it:
Start using open web technologies – like the HTML5 canvas tag – right away, even technologies that aren’t yet supported in Internet Explorer 6, 7, or 8.
You will need: rice, egg, broccoli, red pepper, hard-boiled egg (dyed with red cabbage juice), ham, bacon, asparagus, cherry tomato, black sesame seeds and cheese.
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If you’ve been heavily using Firefox web browser and noticed decreasing performance, then maybe it’s time for you to try new tool called “SpeedyFox” (Windows only).
What can it do?
Boost Firefox startup in up to 3 times
Speed-up browsing history
Quicker operation with cookies
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If you are using Internet Explorer web browser and can’t find any good spell checkers, try ieSpell. The following extensions spell-checks text-input boxes on a Web page.
However, it should be noted that ieSpell does not check text as you type (not inline spell checker).
A program manager on the Internet Explorer team has joined the HTML 5 revision process and has provided feedback on behalf of Microsoft. In a message to the W3C mailing list, he revealed that Microsoft supports including the video and audio elements in the specification.
Although it works with every web browser, script author (Ben Firshman) recommends using Chrome, as it’s best suited for such tasks.
Just a year ago, Google had released the very first build of Chrome web browser which already has ~3.5% market share worldwide.
During the Chrome 3 stable release for PCs, Google Product Management VP Sundar Pichai has confirmed that the Mac version of Chrome should be ready by the end of this year.
Also, Google Chrome Engineering Director Linus Upson said:
“If at the two-year birthday we’re not at least 5 percent (market share), I will be exceptionally disappointed. And if at the three year birthday we’re not at 10 percent, I will be exceptionally disappointed,”