Browser wars

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Re: Browser wars
« Reply #1, on October 14th, 2010, 10:06 PM »
Admit the superiority of Chrome! :lol:

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Re: Browser wars
« Reply #2, on October 14th, 2010, 10:21 PM »
It's a nice little toy if you ever need to resize a textarea..................
Although for serious browsing with 300 tabs at the same time, you may want to use a real browser... :whistle:

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Re: Browser wars
« Reply #4, on October 15th, 2010, 03:02 AM »
Yeah, it's a Webkit feature.

All the arguments raised about not including it are the reason Opera is so slimline and fast compared to others (I don't think it's as fast as Chrome in some cases though), will be curious to see how it plays out.
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Re: Browser wars
« Reply #5, on October 15th, 2010, 04:53 AM »
Quote from Arantor on October 15th, 2010, 03:02 AM
Yeah, it's a Webkit feature.

All the arguments raised about not including it are the reason Opera is so slimline and fast compared to others (I don't think it's as fast as Chrome in some cases though), will be curious to see how it plays out.
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Re: Browser wars
« Reply #6, on October 15th, 2010, 09:51 AM »
Quote from Arantor on October 15th, 2010, 03:02 AM
All the arguments raised about not including it are the reason Opera is so slimline and fast compared to others (I don't think it's as fast as Chrome in some cases though),
Well, benchmarks built to celebrate Webkit/Safari in the first place seem to show the opposite :P

Of course it's not important which is faster. They're both very, very fast. The only place where I feel Chrome is a bit faster than Opera, is in Google Reader. How surprising! ::)

As for extensions, I doubt they will slow down Opera or make it bigger. They took their time to implement that feature... It's gotta be well thought out!

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Re: Browser wars
« Reply #7, on October 15th, 2010, 06:44 PM »
Right now I really don't know what browser I should use. I am jumping from one to the other and not really finding one that I really like  :whistle:
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Re: Browser wars
« Reply #8, on October 16th, 2010, 03:47 PM »
I guess the spartan nature of Chrome is why it appeals to me, it lets me do what I want to do with least fuss.

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Re: Browser wars
« Reply #9, on October 16th, 2010, 04:06 PM »
I seem to always end up using FirFox 99% of the time and just have the other for testing purposes

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Re: Browser wars
« Reply #10, on October 16th, 2010, 07:41 PM »
Apparently, Opera's extension system will be closer in spirit to Chrome, rather than Firefox. *sob*
Still, it will have a tab API among others... I'm sure they'll let us do grouped tabs!

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Re: Browser wars
« Reply #11, on October 21st, 2010, 01:52 PM »
Holy cow!
http://www.opera.com/browser/next/
Opera 11 Alpha is out!
http://my.opera.com/desktopteam/blog/2010/10/21/an-important-piece-of-the-puzzle

Will have a look right now!
If it's great and has a good API system, maybe I'll give a try to writing some tab plugins! Too bad that I'm in a major-new-feature-addition-by-the-dozen phase right now for Wedge... :(
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My latest findings...
Not very good, unfortunately. Well, the good news is that I can focus on Wedge again :p

http://my.opera.com/community/forums/findpost.pl?id=7425532