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Magento’s 2009 Year in Review

December 24th, 2009

As 2009 comes to a close, we’d like to extend holiday greetings and a warm debt of gratitude to our partners, customers and community members for helping to make 2009 a year of unparalleled growth and success. This has been a year of many milestones for Magento, including rapid growth and adoption, with over 160,000…

Happy Holidays from the Magento Team

December 22nd, 2009

What are you wishing for this holiday season? A shiny new car? Zhu Zhu pets? World peace? How about some shiny new Magento wallpaper to deck your desktop. The Magento team and our ever growing global community had a great 2009 and we are looking forward to an even better 2010. So wherever you are,…

Managing eCommerce Blog answers ‘Why Magento?’

December 19th, 2009

Over at Managing eCommerce there is a great series titled Why Magento? which gives great, real world and practical insight into how a online merchant goes about making the decision to move to Magento. Some of the key points covered in the post entitled Migrating to Magento Against Critical Reviews helps shed good light on…

Laszlo Gombos is now a WebKit reviewer!

December 16th, 2009

Laszlo Gombos is the driving force behind the port of WebKit to the Symbian platform. In addition he has contributed to the Qt port’s API and is constantly watching out for opportunities to remove dead code and clean up build systems. Please join me in congratulating Laszlo on his reviewer status

WebGL Draft Specification Now Available

December 11th, 2009

After many months of hard work, the WebGL Working Group has released its draft specification to the public. If you read my previous post about WebGL support in WebKit you’ll know that WebKit has supported WebGL for a couple of months. But until now the spec itself has not been publicly available. Now it is…

Dirk Schulze is now a WebKit reviewer!

December 3rd, 2009

Dirk Schulze, also known as krit has done a great work on the cairo graphics context implementation, and is also the main developer behind the SVG filters implementation, which is hopefully nearing its debut, making WebKit fully implement SVG 1.1, and making it possible to represent many of the more complex features of painting in…

Tip: New tab from the omnibox

November 26th, 2009

If you’ve ever wanted to search or navigate without disrupting the page you’re currently reading, you’ve probably opened a new tab to do so. This means either clicking the “new tab” button at the end of the tabstrip, or using the “new tab” menu item or keyboard shortcut (ctrl-t). A little-known shortcut can help you…

WebKit nightlies support HTML5 noreferrer link relation

November 19th, 2009

WebKit nightlies now support the HTML5 noreferrer link relation, a neat little feature that allows web developers to prevent browsers from sending the Referrer: header when navigating either <a> or <area> elements. Just add noreferrer in the rel attribute of a link like so: <a href=”www.example.com” rel=”noreferrer”>noreferrer!</a> When example.com receives the HTTP request generated by…

Kenneth Rohde Christiansen is now a WebKit reviewer!

November 11th, 2009

Kenneth has been participating in WebKit development since late 2008, when he started the initial EFL port. Since early 2009 he has contributed a great deal on all fronts of the Qt port, including WebCore integration and API. He has also played an important role in making sure the GTK+ and Qt ports work together…

Web Inspector Updates

November 4th, 2009

A number of exciting new features have been added to the Web Inspector since our last update. Today we would like to highlight some of those features! This post is also available in Japanese (日本語), thanks to Keishi Hattori (服部慶士). If you would like to play with most of these features you will need to…