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Web Developer News: IEAK 10 Available, Chrome Goes Blink, Chrome 26 Released

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Web Developer News: IEAK 10 Available, Chrome Goes Blink, Chrome 26 Released

Welcome to this month’s web developer browser news.

Chrome forks WebKit

Google has announced to fork WebKit into its new rendering engine Blink. This means over the long run Chrome and other Webkit browsers (like Safari) will no longer support the same feature set.

You can find answers to the most common questions here.

Chrome 26

Version 26 of Google Chrome was released in March 2013. You can read all details in the release notes. The new key features are:

  • Enhanced spell-checking
  • Support for multiple users on Windows
  • Async DNS resolve on MAC / Linux

IE and Flash on Win 8

Last month Microsoft released an update to IE10 on Windows 8 which allows playback of all Flash content by default. You can read all about this decision here.

IE 10 Administration Kit

Last month Microsoft released the IE 10 Administration Kit for Windows 7 and 8. The Administration Kit allows the creation and management of custom IE 10 packages. You can download the Administration Kit here. Of course, BrowseEmAll does already support Chrome 26. Start Your Fully Functional 14-Day Evaluation for $1:

Photo by Mick Baker