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Firefox 3.5 Released

fflogo2A new version of Firefox has been released today. What was slated to be version 3.1 became a more major release that include many important improvements and features. The more important features that are worth nothing are privacy browsing and JavaScript speed improvements. The firefox team claims that version 3.5 javascript engine is twice as fast as version 3.0 and 10 times fater than version 2. read more


Need For Speed? Google’s Page Speed

Google recently release the competition to Yahoo’s YSlow. The Firefox add-on to test and analyze your website speed and performance. I have been using YSlow for quite some time. It has helped me optimized my websites dramatically. Well, now google has entered the market with a similar tool called Page Speed. Page speed consists of two parts, page speed activity and page speed.

The Page Speed tab is a summary of the performance. It gives a detailed report with it’s respective grade. With this report you can see the areas that are in need of optimization.  It covers the following topics: read more


Javascript Library Detector

Library Detector If you are like me, and you love to look under the hood of every interesting website you visit. You are going to like this Firefox add-on I stumbled upon today. The JavaScript Library Detector is simple and straight forward. It places in the status bar a favicon of each of the libraries the website you are currently viewing has. Placing the mouse over each icon brings up a little pop-up with the name of the library and the version it uses. read more