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Martin Robinson is a WebKit reviewer!

August 11th, 2010

Now, I know everyone wants posts about cool new features, and I assure you: they are coming! For the time being, I would like to invite everyone to join me in congratulating Martin Robinson on his reviewer status! Martin has been doing a huge amount of work on improving the foundations for the cairo and…

Syncing, simplifying, and speeding up with Chrome’s new beta

August 11th, 2010

In today’s new Google Chrome beta release, we’re introducing a host of new beta features which will further improve Chrome’s ease of use and speed. One of my favorite features, Autofill, helps you fill in web forms automatically with information that you specify, such as your name, address, phone number, and the credit card number…

IE August Cumulative Security Update Now Available

August 11th, 2010

The IE Cumulative Security Update for August 2010 is now available via Windows Update. This security update resolves six privately reported vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer. The most severe vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user views a specially crafted Web page using Internet Explorer. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user…

Chris Marrin is now a WebKit reviewer!

August 11th, 2010

Chris is one of the original architects of the accelerated compositing backend for WebKit. He is a graphics guru, who is currently the editor of the WebGL specification being worked on in the Khronos Group and one of the main people working on WebKit’s implementation of it. Please join me in congratulating Chris on his…

Drupal 7 Docs need your help!

August 9th, 2010

With Drupal 7 down to 30 critical bugs, and Drupalcon Copenhagen just around the corner, it’s only a matter of time before Drupal 7.0 ships. We want to make sure our Drupal 7 documentation is in great shape for this fantastic new release, and the Documentation Team could really use YOUR help getting there! read…

Opera 10.61 Release Candidate (RC3)

August 9th, 2010

Here is a further Opera 10.61 release candidate. The changelog below reflects only changes since the last Opera 10.61 release candidate (not since the last Opera 10.70 build). So, let us know if you spot any regressions since Opera 10.60 or 10.61 RC2. And remember missing fixes/improvements from Opera 10.70 are not regressions! 💡 Thanks…

New Opera 10.70 snapshot with more Presto updates

August 9th, 2010

We have another Presto (Core) update for you. This update should improve performance in some cases, and it fixes a few crashes and freezes, some memory issues, and we have also removed the -o- prefix for CSS3 text-overflow. Widgets should be working again as well. There are some more quite important fixes in there, so…

Case Study: PulpMX – Drupal as a Rich Media Hub

August 6th, 2010

PulpMX.com was launched in early 2009 as a place for well-known motocross columnist Steve Matthes to post his musings about the sport and its history. Originally conceived of as a modest site, it was built in early 2009 using a stock theme with a handful of custom images, the FCKeditor and IMCE modules to provide…

The HTML5 Parsing Algorithm

August 5th, 2010

Over the past few months, we’ve been hard at work implementing the parsing algorithm from HTML5. Before HTML5, there was no standard for how browsers should parse invalid HTML. As a result, every browser developed their own parsing quirks, harming interoperability for pages that contain invalid HTML. HTML5, in contrast, specifies a complete algorithm for…

Yet another Opera 10.70 snapshot coming right up!

August 5th, 2010

This is my debut on Desktop’s blog so let me just say “Hello World!” from [QA] part of Desktop Team located in Wroclaw, Poland. Today we’d like to serve you a plate of hot fixes. Chef’s speciality are some crash fixes seasoned with plenty of UI and usability ones. So please take your seat and…