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Opera 10 beta available
bill

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Msg#: 3925480 posted 9:36 am on Jun 3, 2009 (gmt 0)

Look what's available now!

Reward your curiosity [opera.com]

Opera 10 beta (codenamed Peregrine) sports a surprising array of new features, a fresh look and feel, and enhanced speed and performance. Discover a better way to enjoy the Web by trying Opera 10 beta. It is completely free for Windows, Mac and Linux systems.


 

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Msg#: 3925480 posted 10:33 am on Jun 3, 2009 (gmt 0)

Acid 3 100/100, great and all however it's Presto 2.3 that will had a vector graphics library named Vega. In short the version after Opera 10 (10.2, 10.5, or whatever) will finally see some decent CSS3 support. Selectors can effectively be emulated by a serverside language however properties can not.

More information about Vega here...
[my.opera.com...]

- John

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Msg#: 3925480 posted 1:43 pm on Jun 3, 2009 (gmt 0)

Opera 10 does seem to be blazingly fast. It's UI is still a little weird to me, but not as much as it was. I use Opera to test; but my needs are very simple. The little features like "notes" would be handy for some.

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Msg#: 3925480 posted 10:47 pm on Jun 3, 2009 (gmt 0)

Thanks for the link about Vega, JAB. There's some very interesting reading there and it provides a look at what browser developers go through.

Hardware requirements

The hardware back-end of Vega will unfortunately not work on all graphics cards. The good news is that we detect at runtime if your graphics card is supported or not and fallback to the software back-end of Vega if the graphics card is not supported. This means that everything will work regardless of your graphics cards capabilities.

Now that's some thorough development work!

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Msg#: 3925480 posted 1:05 am on Jun 4, 2009 (gmt 0)

Funky option for sizeable images of web pages in tabs.
Good that search window is resizable; seemed locked at tiny size before.

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Msg#: 3925480 posted 5:25 am on Jun 4, 2009 (gmt 0)

I can remember when Opera fit on a floppy disc...

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Msg#: 3925480 posted 5:37 am on Jun 4, 2009 (gmt 0)

Opera is under 7MB. It would still fit on some floppy disks. ;)

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Msg#: 3925480 posted 9:33 am on Aug 29, 2009 (gmt 0)

I just did the upgrade from 10 beta 3 to the latest RC. The upgrade process is much much better than it used to be.

Edit: my site preferences are gone...

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Msg#: 3925480 posted 6:39 am on Sep 2, 2009 (gmt 0)

RC/Final will upgrade the _stable_ release by default, not the beta unless you change to a custom location.

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