I've had the opportunity to take the first beta of IE7 for a quick spin. After a couple of days of sporadic usage, I'm not all that impressed. In fact I'm rather disappointed. Basically for all the same reasons as before; the lack off support for the established web standards.
50,000 people are dying, needlessly, every day of extreme poverty. At this year's G8 summit meeting, it is within your power to put an end to this tragedy. It is an extraordinary opportunity which it would be shameful to ignore.
I've been wondering a bit about the expenses related content feeds lately, so I was a happy when Google announced they'd deliver AdSense for feeds. I figured it could be a method of recouping some expenses if things became popular. Not so much anymore, now that I've clicked an aggregated ad.
If you hadn't guessed it already; the "Raptor FA" (feed aggregator) project have been put on hold, more or less indefinably. The reasoning for this decision is rather simple, I'm focusing my time and energy on developing the CMS.
A little more than a month has passed since Opera released version 8.0. It's been a month where I've increasingly enjoyed using the web again. And as far as browsers go, Opera 8 is the closest to thing to perfection I've used. This is not intended to be read as a review, it's just some of my thoughts and impressions on the new version.
Bob Easton recently unveiled his new blog, Access Matters, which focuses on developing and designing web accessibility. The blog aims to uncover a collection of best practices for making web sites more accessible.
Beta 3 of Opera 8.0 was released earlier today. The changelog reveals quite a few changes since the last beta, some minor UI adjustments, new security features and the usual bug fixes. However, the big news this release is the native support for SVG (SVG 1.1 Tiny to be exact). Making Opera the first browser with support for SVG!