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Web Standards development at the W3C TPAC 2010

November 30th, 2010

Last year I wrote about the W3C’s annual Technical Plenary and Advisory Committee (TPAC) conference. This is where most of the W3C working groups get together for a week of face to face meetings and networking. TPAC 2010 was a couple of weeks ago and here I will highlight some of the topics discussed by…

The World Wildlife Fund using Drupal for Climate Change Adaptation Platform

November 24th, 2010

In 2009 the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) chose Appnovation Technologies to develop a Drupal-based community website named Adaptation Learning Platforms. The portal is a community platform which allows NGOs, researchers, and policymakers to collaborate together and look at how wildlife is affected by global climate challenges. It features community tools such as groups, discussion forums,…

Updates for Internet Explorer 9 Beta

November 23rd, 2010

Today we released a recommended update for all Internet Explorer 9 Beta customers via Windows Update (KB2448827). This update includes stability fixes for the beta build. It is not a new Internet Explorer 9 Beta build. Another update shipped today (KB2452648) resolves issues between the IE9 send feedback feature on 64-bit machines with Windows-Live-Essentials 11. …

Announcing Google Code-In

November 23rd, 2010

Google Code-In (GCI) is an amazing program in which junior high and high school students are encouraged to participate in an exciting open source project, like Drupal!Open source projects participating in GCI create a list of short-term, high-impact tasks for students to work on.The last time this project ran (called GHOP) we had a number…

Tab Stacking is here

November 23rd, 2010

Last week we already introduced you to some new features in Opera 11. Today we release Opera 11 beta with a new surprise feature: tab stacking. How do you like your tabs? Many of us like tabs and lots of them. We’ve added functionality to enhance your tab experience. Tab stacking allows you to organize…

One step closer to beta

November 20th, 2010

The Polish desktop team greets all Opera users. We are very happy to give you yet another snapshot of Opera 11, bringing us closer to a beta release. We are working hard to make it truly the best Internet experience. We fixed some issues with privacy settings for extensions, and added a new shortcut, Ctrl+Shift+O,…

State of Mozilla and 2009 Financial Statements

November 18th, 2010

Editor’s Note: Today, Mozilla released our annual report and 2009 financial statements. You can find full details on the annual report website. Included below is an excerpt from Mitchell Baker’s blog: Mozilla has just filed its audited financial statements for 2009. This is the perfect time to look at the state of the Mozilla mission,…

A curious guide to browsers and the web

November 18th, 2010

On the Chrome team, we’re always looking for new ways to communicate complex concepts about technology. More than two years ago, we launched Chrome with a comic book by Scott McCloud. Since then, a few of our colleagues at Google created a simple explanatory website called WhatBrowser.org when they realized that many of our friends…

HTML5, and Real World Site Performance: Seventh IE9 Platform Preview Available for Developers

November 17th, 2010

Performance on the web is multi-dimensional. Real websites call on many different browser subsystems to deliver amazing experiences. Each browser subsystem in turn has its own performance characteristics. The chart here and the diagrams in this post describe the specific subsystems like JavaScript and graphics rendering and more in detail. Over the last few weeks,…

LCDTV.net – New Online Magazine Using Drupal 6

November 17th, 2010

LCDTV.net is an online magazine dedicated to LCD TV information and LCD TV Reviews. It employs several journalists to stay up to date with the latest technology news related to LCD televisions, has a large database of the latest TV specifications, and offers enthusiasts the opportunity to write in-depth TV reviews receiving full byline credit…

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