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Follow the Magento Staff list on Twitter!

January 6th, 2010

If you’d like to get more insight into the team and operation behind Magento, follow the newly created Magento Staff Twitter list. Lots of great conversations are taking place. See you there!

Microsoft Joins W3C SVG Working Group

January 6th, 2010

As a part of Microsoft’s continued commitment to interoperability and standards support, yesterday we submitted our request to join the Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) Working Group of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). We’re excited to take part in ensuring future versions of the SVG spec will meet the needs of developers and end users….

Magento Included in Forrester’s ‘Market Overview: Global eCommerce Solutions’ Report

January 5th, 2010

In a recent report released by Forrester Research on the topic of Global eCommerce Solution, Magento was highlighted as ‘unique among the array of different eCommerce technology providers … [with] traction across the globe, [and] a growing international developer community creating a set of country-specific Web sites, [for such] global clients like The North Face…

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…