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Google live on the Internet
and so it makes sense that they would want to influence the nuts and bolts of web browsing
. To that end they have introduced their own browser, Chrome
Some of the choices made in creating the browser such as multiple processes, secrecy mode and a brand new Java
interpreter are interesting to say the least and are well explained in the accompanying comic
. (It’s Google, of course it’s a comic!)
You can download the browser here
only at the moment, Mac and Linux
to follow). It’s certainly worth a look and, as the code has been open-sourced
, it’s only a matter of time until at least some of the ideas appear elsewhere.
Browser wars in 2008. Who’d have thought?
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