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    Fastest browser yet?

    This browser from Mozilla(firefox) smokes

    Index of /pub/mozilla.org/firefox/nightly/latest-trunk



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    Re: Fastest browser yet?

    I tried using Chrome. I think is sucks compared to Firefox.



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    Re: Fastest browser yet?

    Quote Originally Posted by snowcraig2.0 View Post
    I tried using Chrome. I think is sucks compared to Firefox.
    Yeah, I wasn't impressed with Chrome either but this one looks like a winner in speed.



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    Re: Fastest browser yet?

    I like the competition going on in the browser market right now. In my opinion the two best out there are (in no particular order):

    Mozilla (Firefox, etc..)
    WebKit (Safari, parts of Chrome, other minor browsers)

    Both browser engines are extremely fast. I haven't used the Firefox 3.1 beta yet, but the last development version WebKit I had (from October 15th) was faster than Chrome in Javascript performance.

    Things could get interesting if Opera and Microsoft decide to join the party...



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    Re: Fastest browser yet?

    I love stumble, I have found some of the craziest things that I look at often


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    Re: Fastest browser yet?

    The more browsers out there, the more difficult it is to design websites. Each browser behaves differently, and consistency in design is difficult to maintain.



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    Re: Fastest browser yet?

    If/when Chrome has extensions similar to Firefox I'd make the switch, although this new offering may change that.


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    Re: Fastest browser yet?

    Quote Originally Posted by snowcraig2.0 View Post
    I tried using Chrome. I think is sucks compared to Firefox.
    You're right, it's sub-par right now but it is quite fast and their is room for improvement. I use dual-headed monitors and the Chrome tear away tabs are tough to get along without once you've tried them.



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