WordPress 3.1.1

April 5th, 2011

WordPress 3.1.1 is now available. This maintenance and security release fixes almost thirty issues in 3.1, including: Some security hardening to media uploads Performance improvements Fixes for IIS6 support Fixes for taxonomy and PATHINFO (/index.php/) permalinks Fixes for various query and taxonomy edge cases that caused some plugin compatibility issues Version 3.1.1 also addresses three…

Docs Team spring 2011 update

April 5th, 2011

Hello from Jennifer and Ariane, your friendly Drupal Documentation Team co-leads! It’s time for another quarterly update on what’s happening in the Documentation Team—a lot has been going on since our last update (December 24, 2010), and we’d like to take this time to review the past quarter, talk a bit about the future, and…

Making Barracuda more stable

April 5th, 2011

Here are some crash fixes. Keep looking for more crashes. 😉 WARNING: This is a development snapshot: It contains the latest changes, but may also have severe known issues, including crashes, and data loss situations. In fact, it may not work at all. Download Windows Mac Linux/FreeBSD

[20110401] – Core – Information Disclosure

April 4th, 2011

Project: Joomla! SubProject: All Severity: Low Versions: 1.5.22 and earlier Exploit type: Information Disclosure Reported Date: 2010-December-08 Fixed Date: 2011-April-04 Description Inadequate error checking causes information disclosure. Affected Installs Joomla! version 1.5.22 and all previous 1.5 versions Solution Upgrade to the latest Joomla! version (1.5.23 or later) Reported by Hannes Papenberg Contact The JSST at…

Getting the Most from IE9 and Your GPU

April 2nd, 2011

Over the past year, Internet Explorer 9 went from a technology platform preview to final release for millions of users. Before IE9 beta, our opt-in telemetry data showed IE9 running on a relatively small number of high-end GPUs. Within two weeks after beta release, IE9 was running on nearly every kind of GPU in the…

A More Compatible IE9, Through Your Feedback

April 1st, 2011

Throughout IE9, we have written about how users and developers expect browsers to be compatible with the sites they use every day. This blog post covers a few ways we measure and ensure compatibility with the Web and how your feedback made a difference. Measuring compatibility with the Web We measure Web compatibility through many…

Speed Dial, now with crisp thumbnails

April 1st, 2011

Hello from the Opera Wroclaw team. This snapshot adds more fixes to the new Barracuda Speed Dial, taking away the need to reload all the Speed Dial items on each and every zoom level change. Opera will now cache your thumbnails in the biggest size needed and resize them as requested, adding necessary padding. The…

Improving finger dexterity for faster web browsing

April 1st, 2011

Three weeks ago, we released a new stable build of Chrome which featured our biggest speed improvements to date—a 66 percent lift in JavaScript performance on the V8 benchmark suite However, the Chrome browser can only process data as quickly as users can tell it how to do so—i.e., type. In 1946, Stella Pajunas-Garnand set…