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Flot: Attractive Javascript plotting for jQuery
Flot is a pure Javascript plotting library for jQuery. It produces graphical plots of arbitrary datasets on-the-fly client-side. The focus is on simple usage (all settings are optional), attractive looks and interactive features like zooming and mouse tracking. The plugin is known to work with Internet Explorer 6/7/8, Firefox 2.x+, Safari 3.0+, Opera 9.5+ and Konqueror 4.x+. If you find a problem, please report it. Drawing is done with the canvas tag introduced by Safari and now available on all ......

Posted On Sunday, June 21, 2009 3:30 AM

Safari 4: Beta fun

Been using Safari 4 in addition to Firefox 3 and IE8 RC1.

Safari is fast and very well behaved..until today.Twittercounter really messes it up! Nothing is perfect is it?

Posted On Friday, March 6, 2009 8:32 PM

Live Writerfox :: Firefox Add-ons

Want to ‘blogit’ from Firefox to Live Writer…

This is the one for you: Live Writerfox :: Firefox Add-ons

Posted On Saturday, February 28, 2009 9:05 PM

Reading XPS files using Firefox 3.X
Microsoft have provided and excellent standards agreed format called XPS. Vista comes ready installed with an XPS viewer for XP you can download it. The issue is if your preferred browser is Firefox you will not be able to view XPS files. The solution is simple: Download the IE tab addin for Firefox Install it Then the clever bit open options Set up a URL thus: /^file:\/\/\/.*\.(xps)$/ Jobs a good ‘un. Now if you click on and XPS file Firefox will open and IE tab and load it ......

Posted On Saturday, November 8, 2008 8:43 PM

Browser Memory Hogs......
Have a look at the following investigation by Sam Allen..... "The author developed a program to snapshot memory usage per process every 3 seconds on Windows. Using this he recorded 3 hours of memory usage for five different browsers under real-world usage scenarios: Safari 3.1, Firefox 3, Flock 1.2 (a browser based on Firefox 2), Opera 9.5, and Internet Explorer 8. A million data points indicate that Firefox 3 has a surprising advantage over the other browsers tested. These are real-world tests and ......

Posted On Tuesday, June 24, 2008 6:08 PM

Cardspace for Firefox
In a great vote of confidence in Microosoft's CardSpace identity system (Part of .Net 3 release and Vista) Kevin Miller published an extension for Mozilla Firefox that enables Firefox to support Windows CardSpace. This move takes CardSpace into the mainstream. Once you've installed the Firefox extention test it here. Previously posted at ......

Posted On Sunday, December 31, 2006 7:22 AM

Microsoft to Firefox Team: Lets show you how to port to Vista
The director of Microsoft's open source lab has invited the Mozilla development team to come to Redmond and participate in a Vista porting lab. Microsoft is interested in helping the team make sure Firefox and Thunderbird will work properly on Vista. To date, Microsoft has invited commercial software makers and large corporate customers to these kinds of labs. If the Mozilla folks participate, it will be the first time an open-source venture took part in a Windows porting lab of this nature, it seems. ......

Posted On Monday, August 21, 2006 6:22 PM

Google hates IE 7
Dance with the devil: A recent blog/item in the New York Times reports how upset Google are with MS for the new IE 7 search window and the fact it defaults to MSN search! Now call me stupid if you want too but isn’t that a little rich when no one is calling for Firefox to default its search window to MSN and not Google where it makes all its revenue ......

Posted On Tuesday, May 2, 2006 6:04 AM

Does Firefox make money?


I recently read that Firefox has made its ‘owners’ $76 million in the last year. Not bad for a piece of free software! So how do they do it?

The answer is simple…. everytime we use the search window so neatly supplied, and we use google and we actually go on to buy something google pays Firefox 80% of the click through value!

Wonder if Microsoft have a similar deal with IE 7 and the Google search!

Posted On Monday, May 1, 2006 5:03 PM

Help: Onfolio...
So Microsoft have purchased Onfolio (still sounds a litte rude to me..) and are giving it away for free!- click here. Onfolio is an add-in for the Windows Live Toolbar that helps you collect and organize online content, read RSS news feeds, and share content in emails, blogs and documents. With Onfolio, you get all of these tools built into your browser for simplicity. Whether you are planning a trip, looking for a job, investigating a major purchase, or simply looking for a better way to keep up ......

Posted On Sunday, March 19, 2006 6:32 AM

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