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28 January 2013
Why Are Modern Browsers Such Memory Hogs? A Short Primer on Processes, DLL's, and Threads
I normally don't like to participate in the so called "browser wars" and that is not the intention of this post. But, I feel that the title poses a legitimate question: What is going on with modern browsers sucking down memory like tequila shots these days? As a web developer, I have a... Read More...
20 March 2007
Unable To Open URLs After Upgrading Windows XP x64 To Service Pack 2
I recently upgraded my Windows XP x64 installation to Windows 2003 Service Pack 2 (for those not in the know, SP2 for Windows 2003 also applies to XP x64 since they are the same code base) only to run into an issue where clicking on any urls/hyperlinks from desktop applications (Outlook, Word, etc) generated... Read More...
12 November 2006
Upgraded To Firefox 2.0 -- Minimal Effort Required
I attempted to upgrade to Firefox 2.0 when it first came out a couple of weeks ago, however at that time the majority of the extensions I use were incompatible, and no updates were available. Fast forward to now, and the majority of my extensions do indeed play nice with 2.0...ones that did not have... Read More...
23 August 2006
I'm Either The Last One To The Party...
Or no one has thought about this yet: The more I've pondered this piece of news the more convinced I am that it's a fake request. Too many things just don't add up (and at the risk of making a fool out of myself I will not list them here...I have listed them on another popular news site and if it does... Read More...
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22 August 2006
Microsoft Invites Firefox Development Team To Redmond
Via Ars Technica ( full post here ): Microsoft wants to help aid in the development of Firefox. It sounds pretty scary, doesn't it? If you're still here, let me tell you that it's not as bad as it seems. Sam Ramjii, Director of Microsoft's Open Source Software Lab, has extended an invitation to the Firefox... Read More...
12 February 2006
Test Post From Performancing For Firefox
Performancing for Firefox 1.1.1 | Performancing.com Performancing for Firefox is a full featured blog editor that sits right within Firefox. Just hit F8 or click the little pencil icon at the bottom right to bring up the blog editor and easily post to your Wordpress, MovableType or Blogger blogs. This... Read More...
28 December 2005
Performancing for Firefox Extension
The good folks over at Performancing have released what looks to be a very promising Firefox extension: Performancing for Firefox . I haven’t been able to get much functionality out of it yet using the MetaWeblog API (which is what Community Server uses) account settings, but apparently it’s... Read More...
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07 December 2005
Upgraded to Firefox 1.5 -- So Far So Good
But didn’t I just say that I was going to hold off for a bit ? That was the intention, but late last night (bad case of insomnia), Firefox started behaving very strange…namely tabs weren’t getting selected correctly (it was related to an update of this extension , read the comments... Read More...
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05 December 2005
Must Have Firefox Extensions
Sara’s post inspired me to hammer out a post of my favorite Firefox extensions: Tabbrowser Preferences . Adds lots of capabilities to Firefoxes tabbed browsing system. ForecastFox . You can never have enough weather reports, right? Mouse Gestures . This is my absolute favorite Firefox extension; it’s... Read More...
30 November 2005
Firefox 1.5 Released Into the Wild
As has been posted forwards, backwards, and all over the web, Firefox 1.5 has been released to the general public (notice there is also a new website for Firefox and Thunderbird). I haven’t decided if I’m going to upgrade yet due to the fact that I had major issues with the 1.5 RC3 release... Read More...
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