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DrupalCon Copenhagen: Ticket prices go up on August 16th

August 4th, 2010

Get ready to meet and learn from the top Drupal developers, designers and architects from around the world. Save €31 and get your DrupalCon Copenhagen ticket now at the current price of €279, because on August 16th at 8am CEST the ticket price will go up to €310 + VAT. Go to the DrupalCon Copenhagen…

HTML5, Modernized: Fourth IE9 Platform Preview Available for Developers

August 4th, 2010

IE9 started from the premise that the modern web will deliver HTML5 experiences that feel more like native applications than sites. Building on hardware-accelerated SVG, canvas, video, audio, and text, developers will use the power of the whole PC to achieve great performance. On the modern web, developers will use the same markup across different…

Opera 10.70 snapshot with more desktop fixes

August 4th, 2010

Yesterday’s “Opera 10.70” (not necessarily the final version number) snapshot contained a new batch of Presto fixes and even web standards improvements. Today we’re focusing more on the desktop side again. But before I continue, I just have a quick note regarding the addition of object-fit and object-position from the CSS3 Paged Media Module properties…

Become the ultimate sports fan with Chrome Extensions

August 4th, 2010

Football season is coming soon. There are also many other sports events like baseball, tennis, golf and soccer that are in full swing. For die-hard sports fans out there, I found some handy Chrome extensions to help you track all the games, matches and player stats. The Are You Watching This?! Sports extension alerts you…

Add-on Performance Part 1: Measuring Add-on Performance

August 3rd, 2010

In previous posts, we’ve written about the ways we’re making IE9 much faster, like the new script engine that uses multiple cores, and the new rendering subsystem that uses the dedicated graphics chip found on modern PCs. Another aspect of browser performance involves the external code that IE runs on behalf of users, or add-ons….

FusionDrupalThemes.com case study: Packaging & selling code with Project, Ubercart, and Organic Groups

August 3rd, 2010

In mid-2009, TopNotchThemes started building Fusion, a theme system that would pave new ground for Drupal themes. Along with this new technology, we started dreaming of our ideal website where products could be deployed automatically, customers had access to a much more friendly account area, and of course a brand new look and feel for…

Presto update for Opera 10.70

August 3rd, 2010

As you may know, we have released two Release Candidates for Opera 10.61, which is a security and bugfix release. In the meantime, we have also been working a bigger upgrade, which is currently called “Opera 10.70”, although the final version number is yet to be determined. This means that we are testing the 10.61…

Tony Chang is now a WebKit reviewer!

August 2nd, 2010

Tony has made a significant contribution to getting Chromium’s DumpRenderTree running, implementing many of the Linux related bits. He has also fixed a large number of bugs and crashes in editing and related parts of the codebase. Leading up to the Chromium launch Tony wrote much of the Chromium port code that has made its way into the WebKit…

Second release candidate for Opera 10.61

August 2nd, 2010

Hello everyone! This is my first and (at least for the foreseeable future) last post on this blog. For the last nine weeks I have been a summer intern in the Desktop Team and as a long time Opera fan I totally enjoyed it! There are some very cool things happening in the future of…

Online privacy, Tracking, and IE8’s InPrivate Filtering

August 2nd, 2010

Online privacy and tracking have been in several news articles and public hearings lately. The recent attention has been on how visiting one site shares information with many sites, and how those sites can then share the information and effectively ‘track’ your activity on the web. The articles certainly show the complexity of the topic….