Chrome continues to lead the way for all other browsers, and here’s yet another example:
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Here’s a great tip for getting that tweaked and optimized CSS and JS changes while playing around with Chrome’s developer tools.
Now does anyone have a way to get all the optimized lossless images that the add-on page speed for Chrome’s developer tools.
Prerendering, and its predecessor, prefetching (which Firefox currently implements) aren’t really new concepts. Based on a little bit of guesswork on where a user is likely to click next, it starts grabbing content for the next page. Good idea for speeding up the web, though at some point, if bandwidth caps continue, heavy surfers may opt to turn concepts like this off to prevent overages. Sad isn’t it?
Man, seems like just last week I downloaded Chrome 11. Oh wait it was. Is Google’s accelerated cycling through version numbers necessary? Who cares, as long as they continue making a fast and functional web browser.
This is a definite step back for one of the promises of HTML5 — the simple video tag. Now if both Firefox and now Chrome aren’t supporting H.264, it really hinders the usability of HTML5′s no-plugin required video tag. Google has pledged in future versions to only suport ts own WebM codec, and Theora. Is it me, or does this feel like they’re just trying to spite Apple?
Edit: here’s a more biased opinion on Google’s announcement on dropping H.264 support, but still worth reading and they make some very valid points:
Embrace. Extend. Extinguish
Here’s a quick little bit of humor for all you fellow web dev and designers out there. I totally agree with their quick comedic summary of all the common browsers: