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DrupalCon Copenhagen: Session submission deadline has changed

June 23rd, 2010

A couple of days ago, we announced the track chairs and published the final descriptions of the six tracks at DrupalCon Copenhagen. To make sure that everyone has had a chance to submit a session targeted at a specific track, we have decided to move the session deadline back a week. The revised schedule is…

Firefox 3.6.4 with Crash Protection Now Available

June 22nd, 2010

Today, Mozilla is happy to release Firefox 3.6.4, the latest security and stability release for Firefox, used by nearly 400 million people around the world to browse the Web. This release provides crash protection for Windows and Linux users by isolating third-party plugins when they crash. Results from our beta testing show Firefox 3.6.4 will…

*nix fixes, and more

June 22nd, 2010

We promised you more *nix fixes this week, and here they are. There are also a number of cross-platform fixes to address a few important problems. At this stage, we are mostly interested in regressions since 10.5x, so let us know if you spot anything. WARNING: This is a development snapshot of Opera. It is…

Measuring Browser Performance with the Windows Performance Tools

June 22nd, 2010

We’ve recently discussed the performance characteristics of the Flying Images and A GPU-Powered HTML5 Flickr Photo Viewer samples across different browsers. On the Internet Explorer team we use the Windows Performance Tools to measure browser runtime performance. The Windows Performance Tools are among the most accurate performance tools available which is why they’re commonly used…

Opera 10.54 released for Mac and Windows

June 21st, 2010

Opera 10.54—a recommended security update—was released earlier today and will be pushed through auto-update for everyone. There is nothing too exciting in the change log for Windows. But there are a few fixes in the Mac log that should interest some of you: Fixed various IME issues Fixed MacBook trackpad scrolling speed Fixed mouse gestures…

Weekend fixes

June 18th, 2010

If you find weekends to be terribly boring, perhaps this will cheer you up a bit. Here’s another snapshot for you to test! If you are on Linux there isn’t that much for you here, but we’re currently testing a large batch of fixes on Linux, including further font work. We hope to get those…

Case Study: Packt Publishing

June 18th, 2010

You may already have heard of Packt, the fast-growing publisher of hardcopy and digital books on specific technologies, due to the large number of Drupal books it has published over the years. However, you may not be aware that they recently relaunched their website, www.PacktPub.com, using Drupal as its framework. Packt Publishing is a modern,…

Opera 10.60 Core fixes

June 17th, 2010

With the beta out, we can start taking in a few more fixes again. As you can see from the changelog, there’s a fair amount of core fixes, so please look out for regressions. WARNING: This is a development snapshot of Opera. It is released for testing purposes, and there may be serious bugs and…

IE’s Compatibility Features for Site Developers

June 17th, 2010

Site developers have been clear that they want interoperability and standards compliance (or “Same markup”) for newer technologies as well as backward compatibility for their existing sites. After reading questions and comments on the last few compatibility-related blog posts, I thought now is a good time to recap IE’s compatibility features for site developers. As…

Your Firefox in the cloud: Firefox Sync and Firefox Home

June 17th, 2010

Firefox enables hundreds of millions of people all over the world to each have a Web experience that’s unique. They can make Firefox look and feel the way they want with Add-ons and Personas. And more importantly, Firefox becomes their trusted guide to the Web. It intelligently searches browsing history and bookmarks to help people…