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Meet your new address field, mouse gestures, and updated mail panel and extensions

November 17th, 2010

As preparations for the upcoming beta of Opera 11 we are exclusively giving you two new features and several mail enhancements today. A safer address field The address field in the browser is an extremely important feature. It’s the key to how you navigate, search and to keep you safe on the web. For Opera…

IE9, Vendor Prefixes, and Developers

November 16th, 2010

The Sixth Platform Preview of IE9 includes support for CSS3 2D Transforms. Similar to the use of “ms” in the Web Timing APIs, the 2D Transforms properties begin with –ms: -ms-transform and –ms-transform-origin. This post explains the purpose of vendor prefixes, how we decide when to use vendor prefixes, and how we recommend developers treat…

Drupal documentation team leadership change

November 15th, 2010

We have some changes to announce relative to Drupal’s documentation team. Firstly, I’d like to thank Addison Berry (add1sun) for her two years of service as the Drupal documentation lead. She has done a great job of coaching documentation contributors and developing a vision for Drupal’s documentation during her time as the lead. Addison has…

Ariane Khachatourians

November 15th, 2010

Ariane Khachatourians (arianek) is a tireless contributor and maintainer of the Drupal.org handbook. She’s the single most active person in setting the direction for the handbook, and by far one of the biggest contributors. Take a look at her tracker to see where she’s been lately. She is… Co-Lead for the Drupal Docs Team Admin…

Search suggestions

November 15th, 2010

Today’s snapshot implements support for a frequently requested feature: Google search predictions. When you search using the search field or from the address field with the ‘g’ search keyword, the predicted search queries will appear in the drop-down below. WARNING: This is a development snapshot: It contains the latest changes, but may also have severe…

Drupal 7.0 Beta 3 released

November 14th, 2010

Today marks reaching Drupal 7’s 0 critical bug milestone! We’ve rolled one final beta release to shake out any last minute problems and fix strings. Please help! This release includes: Upgrade to jQuery 1.4.4 and jQuery UI 1.8.6 Numerous upgrade path fixes Numerous accessibility fixes All critical bugs fixed! For the full list of changes,…

Take advantage of Windows Summit 2010 to learn about IE9

November 11th, 2010

The Windows Summit is a website designed for people who want to build solutions with Internet Explorer 9 or who engineer and test Windows 7 PCs, devices, and software. We just posted new IE9 sessions that highlight the latest web platform capabilities in IE9. The eight presentations cover many aspects of building solutions in HTML5…

New Chrome Extensions by Google

November 11th, 2010

We’ve been thrilled to see many useful Chrome extensions created by developers around the world. Similarly, Googlers have been very enthusiastic about creating extensions that allow users to add features to their favorite Google products. We have a handful of new extensions in the gallery that we’re keen to share with you, including new official…

DrupalCon is coming to London in August 2011

November 11th, 2010

The Drupal Association and the European Drupal community are pleased to announce that DrupalCon Europe will be hosted in the United Kingdom in 2011. We are inviting engaging speakers and are planning over 75 sessions that appeal to everyone from beginners to top level developers, designers and architects. This is the perfect opportunity to network,…

A bunch of extension and fresh UNIX fixes

November 11th, 2010

Greetings from Poland to all Desktop Team blog readers. 🙂 Almost five days have passed since last snapshot, so it’s about time we shared new builds with you. Teams in Oslo and Wrocław were occupied with making extensions more reliable; we also have some user interface work included and lots of UNIX fixes (including few…