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From Anime to Animation: Google Chrome Around the World

October 22nd, 2009

Earlier this week, I read an interesting article in the New York Times about shokunin kishitsu, or the craftsman’s spirit. The craftsman’s spirit in Japanese culture basically appeals to all of us, regardless of vocation, to aspire to beauty in everything we do and create. As we collaborated with artists around the globe to create…

New Book! Drupal 6 Search Engine Optimization

October 21st, 2009

Drupal 6 Search Engine Optimization is a new Drupal book authored by Ben Finklea and published by Packt Publishing. It’s a practical, step-by-step guide that takes the mystery out of Drupal search engine optimization (SEO) by showing you the tricks of today’s top marketing pros to achieve top ranking in the search engines. Packt Publishing…

WebGL Now Available in WebKit Nightlies

October 19th, 2009

Introduction WebGL is a new standard being worked on in the Khronos consortium. The work done in Khronos is only available to its members, so I can’t show you the spec just yet. But it will become public within the next few months after a review by Khronos members. The good news is that WebGL…

Support Drupal by Voting in Packt Publishing’s Open Source CMS Award Competition

October 15th, 2009

Packt Publishing, the company behind many well-known Drupal books, holds an annual Open Source CMS Award that recognizes open source content management platforms and their communities. In addition to bragging rights, winners also receive financial support for their projects in the form of cash prizes. Drupal has historically done very well in this competition, winning…

Trócaire: Working for a Just World

October 15th, 2009

Trócaire is a leading Irish overseas development agency that works with amazing people to bring about positive and lasting changes in some of the world’s poorest places. Last year, Trócaire spent over €60 million on 124 programmes across 38 countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East. Their programmes are carried out with…

Opera Widgets for Desktop Labs release

October 15th, 2009

This is the first time I’m posting on the desktop team blog, so let me introduce myself quickly. I’m Remigiusz Bondarowicz and I’m leading the desktop team in Poland. For the last couple of months we have been working hard on bringing Opera Widgets onto the next level … first-class web applications. Today we posted…

A guided tour for new Google Chrome users

October 14th, 2009

Did you, or someone you know, recently switch to Google Chrome and wonder, “Where’s the file menu?” “What happened to the search box?” “How do I bookmark a page?” To address these initial questions and help people settle into the browser, we created “New to Google Chrome?” guide. The first section of the guide invites…

It’s out!

October 14th, 2009

Finally, we can officially release 10.10 Beta. You have all been really helpful with testing, and loads of improvements have been made across the board. We’ve been working really hard on Unite before this release. The backend servers, and especially the proxy, have been almost completely rewritten, to gain more performance and reliability. The Unite…

Pavel Feldman and Dmitry Titov are now WebKit reviewers.

October 13th, 2009

Pavel has contributed some great new features for the Web Inspector and spent a lot of time on the Web Inspector to help unfork the Chromium port. Dmitry has worked on timers, workers, test improvements, and various other enhancements. Please join me in congratulating Pavel and Dmitry on their reviewer status!

IE October 2009 Security Update Now Available

October 13th, 2009

The IE Cumulative Security Update for October 2009 is now available via Windows Update or Microsoft Update. This update addresses three privately reported vulnerabilities and one publicly disclosed vulnerability. The security update addresses these vulnerabilities by modifying the way that Internet Explorer processes data stream headers, validates arguments, and handles objects in memory. For detailed…