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WebKit nightlies support HTML5 noreferrer link relation

November 19th, 2009

WebKit nightlies now support the HTML5 noreferrer link relation, a neat little feature that allows web developers to prevent browsers from sending the Referrer: header when navigating either <a> or <area> elements. Just add noreferrer in the rel attribute of a link like so: <a href=”www.example.com” rel=”noreferrer”>noreferrer!</a> When example.com receives the HTTP request generated by…

Whitehouse.gov re-launches on Drupal and engages the Drupal community at DC users meeting

November 19th, 2009

Earlier this month, the Executive Office of the President of the United States of America relaunched their website, Whitehouse.gov, using Drupal. This week three members of the White House new media team presented at the Washington, DC Drupal users group. New media director Macon Phillips, deputy director of technology David Cole, and creative director Nik…

An Early Look At IE9 for Developers

November 18th, 2009

We’re just about a month after the Windows 7 launch, and wanted to show an early look at some of the work underway on Internet Explorer 9. At the PDC today, in addition to demonstrating some of the progress on performance and interoperable standards, we showed how IE and Windows will make the power of…

Firefox Beta 3.6 (revision 3) now available for download

November 18th, 2009

Editor’s note: Mozilla released Firefox 3.6 beta 3 on Tuesday, November 17, 2009. Check out the Mozilla Developer News announcement reposted below for more details. Last night the Mozilla community released Firefox 3.6 Beta 3, making it available for free download and issuing an update for all Firefox 3.6 beta users. This update contains over…

Case Study: Concern Fast

November 17th, 2009

Each year, thousands of people around Ireland join Concern Worldwide in the Concern Fast. During the Fast, people give up food for 24 hours and raise as much money as they can for some of the world’s poorest people. One aspect of this years campaign is an online element, where registered fasters can get their…

Opera HQ RC 3

November 17th, 2009

At the Opera HQ we are feverishly working to fix all bad issues! The new RC build fixes a few more issues with not restarting Unite properly. Also, it addresses some more Unite problems and includes performance improvements. For Linux users, there are some fixes for the systray! As usual, we appreciate any reports about…

Sunday build

November 15th, 2009

Hey Several people have mentioned that when restarting Opera the Unite applications do not restart. We have a possible fix.. So please take it for a spin and see if it caused any regressions. Download Windows MSI / Windows Classic Macintosh (Universal) / Macintosh (Intel-only) UNIX/Linux

My Favorite IE Add-on: Mouse Gestures by Ralph Hare

November 14th, 2009

I spend a lot of time dealing with problems users encounter when using Internet Explorer. As a result, when I write about add-ons, I’m usually talking about misbehaving code that is wrecking the browser. However, it’s not all doom-and-gloom out there, and I’m delighted to share my favorite browser add-on with you. I first came…

A lucky build?

November 13th, 2009

Do you feel lucky? Well do you, Opera user? This lucky build was born on Friday 13th! As luck would have it, it became an RC for Opera 10.10. That means that you are lucky enough to get to report any critical bugs, regressions, and so on, before we release it. This no longer installs…

Drupal wins Hall of Fame Award in the 2009 Open Source CMS Awards

November 12th, 2009

Drupal has won the Hall of Fame Award in the 2009 Open Source CMS Awards. Drupal previously won the 2007 and 2008 Best Overall Open Source CMS Award. As a result of the previous wins, Drupal graduated to the Hall of Fame along with Joomla. It is a great honor for the Drupal community to…