Tag: Browser

FLOCK – Another browser in the market!

The Browser For The Modern Web

Flock is a social networking browser based on Mozilla Firefox; flock was founded in 2005 based in Redwood City, CA. Flock is an open source company. Flock is available for Windows, Linux, and Mac OSX in 12 languages, looks impressive on the first instance.

Flock 2.0 beta has been released on June 16, 2008, based on Firefox 3.0.

“Now our users can experience the best of both worlds with all of the performance and security improvements of Firefox 3, combined with Flock’s unique social browsing experience” as said by Shawn Hardin, CEO of Flock.

So what does social networking browser mean?

Let’s analyze the features and services of Flock; it supports web services like bookmarking, photo sharing, social networking, Read More

Google Chrome: the Google Browser

Google Chrome: the Google Browser

Google Chrome Logo

Google announced today that they will release their own browser tomorrow, code named Google Chrome. Beta version will be launched tomorrow morning only, initially available only for Windows.

Google Chrome is open source and based on WebKit, which is the same engine used by Safari and Adobe AIR. This is really good news because just the thought of yet another browser with different JavaScript and CSS engines to test every site and web app is really Read More

JavaScript outside the browser

http://javascript.weblogsinc.com/2006/08/06/javascript-outside-of-the-browser/

After reading the above article, questions comes in mind, why JavaScript outside the browser?

So let’s go through on some points which strongly recommend the future of “the world’s most misunderstood programming language”.

1. JavaScript will be treated as a significant programming language in the upcoming days
2. JavaScript speed and performance, of course would be increasing in the future of ECMAScript 4th edition
3. Increasing popularity of HELMA* using Rhino, it’s not as popular yet as it should be, would be hearing soon in the future about HELMA
4. Major enhancement of some JavaScript Engines like Rhino*, SpiderMonkey*
5. Popularity of Tamarin*

*Helma: It is an open source web application framework for fast and efficient scripting and serving of your websites and Internet applications.
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