Tag: Chrome

There’s power in your choices. This is a post about Chrome.

It’s likely that by reading this you build part of the Internet. It might be a small corner, but it’s yours and you built it. In the big picture not a lot of people can say that, and as a result your decisions carry weight. I don’t mean to sound weighty but I think it’s […]

Posted: September 26, 2018

Jank Busters – Chrome Rendering Performance

Talks like these fascinate me. I personally have not gotten so far into frame rate performance testing to make use of the (awesome looking) dev tools that support such a practice, but I want to. I really enjoyed hearing from two of the engineers that actually deal with the low level implementations of browser rendering, […]

Posted: March 24, 2014

Blink, WebKit, Google, Chrome, Mozilla, Servo; oh the Insanity! … right?

This week just got really interesting. It seems that just yesterday we were terrified of browser monoculture, but today we’re fearful of too much fragmentation.

Posted: April 04, 2013

My Workflow: Never having to leave DevTools

Remy Sharp is an extraordinary developer who constantly gives back to the community with tips, tricks, and findings. In this post he puts into view why Chrome is arguably the developer favorite when it comes to Web browsers. He’s using Chrome Canary which is essentially the nightly version of Chrome, but as he outlines you […]

Posted: January 11, 2013

A Better Dock-To-Right Experience

There was a time when I used three monitors. It was awesome. One had my code, the second dedicated to Photoshop, and the third only ever displayed my browser. This setup allowed me to rarely need to swap windows or move anything around and it felt like it helped me work quickly. Three monitors is […]

Posted: January 10, 2013

Chrome Web Store – PHP Ninja Manual

Chrome Web Store – PHP Ninja Manual. While I don’t love the name, this is a pretty awesome Chrome Extension that allows you to browse the PHP manual directly within your browser. As per the description: PHP 5.4 documentation in a popup 5/5 Ninjas Recommend! PHP 5.4 documentation in 8 languages always available right in […]

Posted: September 04, 2012

Google Chrome Leapfrogs Internet Explorer as the Web’s Top Browser

Google Chrome Leapfrogs Internet Explorer as the Web's Top Browser. This is kind of amazing. Firefox has been ubiquitous in my surroundings for years now, but we never saw a headline like this as a result. I find this fascinating because when I talk to family and friends and mention Chrome, no one is using […]

Posted: May 23, 2012

A Tale of Two Pwnies Part 1

Chromium Blog: A Tale of Two Pwnies Part 1. This is beyond impressive to me. Articles like these remind me just how much smarter the rest of the world is than me. A short time ago, Google hosted a browser hacking competition for Chrome. Within 24 hours, two people were successful in exploiting the browser, […]

Posted: May 23, 2012

Chrome DevTools Timeline’s new Frame Mode

Chrome DevTools Timeline's new Frame Mode – YouTube. Chrome continues to impress me, seriously impress me. Paul Irish walks through dissecting on-page animations and what you can do to avoid resource-hungry function calls.

Posted: May 04, 2012

Modern Web Development

Modern Web Development. This is an amazing walkthrough of the Web Inspector available in Google Chrome Canary. That’s about all I can say about it beyond suggesting you check it out and make sure you’re taking advantage of all the greatness. The one difference in opinion I do have is the preference for a vertical […]

Posted: April 24, 2012