IE9, Opacity, and Alpha

August 18th, 2010

IE9 introduces support for the CSS3 Color Module, including its popular opacity property. As we have done with other standards-based features, opacity is implemented so that the same markup used in other browsers just works in IE9’s ­standard mode. Internet Explorer 8 and earlier versions implemented an alternative mechanism to apply opacity using the alpha…


August 18th, 2010

If you’ve been following check-ins for the last year or so, then you already know that some dedicated contributors have been working on a MathML implementation in WebKit. I am very pleased to announce that the implementation is now turned on by default in the WebKit build and in WebKit Nightlies! Big thanks to Alex…

The Cara Program: Case Study

August 17th, 2010

Founded in 1991, The Cara Program is a Chicago-based non-profit that empowers men and women affected by homelessness and poverty with the skills, confidence and resources to secure and sustain quality jobs and achieve long-term success. Since their founding, they have placed more than 2,500 individuals into full-time, rewarding positions with leading Chicago area companies…

Add-ons, and Opting out of Google Analytics Without Them

August 16th, 2010

Recently, Google made available the “Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.” This add-on enables consumers to “indicate that information about the website visit should not be sent to Google Analytics.” We agree that making it easy for consumers to protect their privacy is good, and Internet Explorer offers a variety of features to help keep you…

DrupalCon Copenhagen: The program and pre- and post-conference activities

August 13th, 2010

It’s time for another update from DrupalCon Copenhagen! This time around we have updated information on the core developer summit, the unconference, and the code sprint. Official Program First of all, we are happy to announce that the final version of the program is now available on the site. The few remaining slots in the…

Instantly zap links, maps and phone numbers to your Android phone with Chrome to Phone!

August 12th, 2010

Ever wanted a way to quickly and easily send links and other information from your desktop or laptop to your phone to view on the go? The new Chrome to Phone extension adds a button to your Google Chrome browser that instantly sends the current web page, map, YouTube video, or selected phone number or…

Opera 10.61 released

August 12th, 2010

Hei We just released Opera 10.61. Changelog can be found: Thanks for your testing effort. We will likely continue with a double set of “snapshots” here on the desktop team. Continuing with Opera 10.7 (or whatever it will eventually be called) and Opera 10.62 The bugfixing continues 😉

Add-on Guidelines and Requirements in Action – Upgrade Advisor

August 12th, 2010

We’ve blogged in the past about guidelines and requirements that we’ve published to help add-on developers create quality add-ons.  We wrote these guidelines based on years of providing support to users and developers in response to questions from the developer community. We’ve shared several great examples of these guidelines and requirements in action in the…

Newest Update to Firefox 4 Beta

August 11th, 2010

The latest update of Firefox 4 Beta is now available for download and testing in more than 30 languages, adding 10 new languages. This update includes multi-touch support for Windows 7 and new JavaScript values to experience faster and smoother graphics. We also have vital feedback from our testers that we will incorporate into future…

Drupal 6.19 and 5.23 released

August 11th, 2010

Download Drupal 6.19Download Drupal 5.23 Drupal 6.18 and 5.23, maintenance releases which fix security vulnerabilities are now available for download. Drupal 6.19 also fixes other small issues reported through the bug tracking system. Upgrading your existing Drupal 5 and 6 sites is strongly recommended. There are no new features in these releases. For more information…