Tags: chrome

funzeye/Web-Thang

Web-Thang is a chrome extension that replaces all instances of the term ‘web thang’ or ‘web thang/web thang’ with the term ‘web thang’.

300ms tap delay, gone away - HTML5Rocks Updates

I think Chrome is doing the right thing by removing the 300 millisecond tap delay on sites that set width=device-width — it’s certainly better than only doing it on sites that set user-scalable=no, which felt like rewarding bad behaviour.

Chrome’s insane password security strategy by Elliott Kember

A description of the shockingly cavalier attitude that Chrome takes with saved passwords:

Today, go up to somebody non-technical. Ask to borrow their computer. Visit chrome://settings/passwords and click “show” on a few of the rows. See what they have to say.

Issue 18850005: Disable double tap zoom on mobile sites, to remove 300ms click delay - Code Review

Well, this is interesting: it looks like Chrome might stop waiting 300ms for potential double-tap-to-zoom events if the site is using a meta viewport declaration that sets the width to device-width.

Responsive Inspector

A handy plugin for Chrome that always you to inspect media query breakpoints and take screenshots at any of them.

Thoughts on Blink

A good history lesson in rendering engines: KHTML, WebKit, and now, Blink.

blech/cloud-to-moon on GitHub

Best. Chrome extension. EVER!

Paul’s Chrome extension replaces every instance of “the cloud” with “the moon” (something I do in my head anyway).

It’s forked from an extension that replaces every instance of “the cloud” with “the clown.”

Oh, and Ben has written a version for Safari …forked from code that converts every instance of “the cloud” to “my butt.”

Modern Web Development Part 1 – The Webkit Inspector

This is a very in-depth look at how to become a power user of the Web Inspector in Webkit browsers. I’m sitting down with a nice cup of tea to go through all of this.

Chromium Blog: Connecting Web Apps with Web Intents

A quick overview and explanation of web intents.

Experimental Firefox and Chrome extensions to copy and paste contacts — Glenn Jones

More brilliant and useful code from Glenn: copy and paste contact details from one URL into a form on another URL.

The State of HTML5 Audio - PhobosLab

A rather vicious evaluation of browser support for the audio element and the audio API. It is divided up into:

3quarksdaily

An argument against skeuomorphic design. The Windows Mobile 7 design vocabulary is rightly praised for its no-nonsense beauty.

Huffduff it - Chrome Web Store

A Huffduffer extension for Chrome — thanks to Jeremy Carbaugh.

I’ll be adding a link to this from the footer of Huffduffer for Chrome users.

20 Things I Learned About Browsers and the Web

A delightful online book that makes excellent use of HTML5's history API.

HTML5Rocks - Home

A new HTML5 resource from Paul Irish and other Googlers.

The Paciello Group Blog » When will Google Chrome be accessible?

Steve Faulkner has created a petition to let Google know what screenreader users think of Chrome's appalling lack of basic accessibility hooks.

Issue 31482 - chromium - Huge amount of goats teleported - Project Hosting on Google Code

Best. Bug report. Ever.

The Paciello Group Blog » Google Chrome frame - accessibility black hole

Using Google Chrome Frame in IE will give users of assistive technology the same shitty to non-existent experience they would get in the actual Google Chrome browser.

WebKitBits · A tumblog about the browser engine built into Safari, Chrome, iPhone, and Android.

A blog of all things webkit, itself showcasing some of the CSS niceties in the rendering engine.