Ashley Hartzler Browsers 2010

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1. Define: Browser A web browser is a software application for retrieving, presenting, and traversing information resources on the World Wide Web.

2. Opera 10

2.1. Pros:

2.1.1. Has the fastest initial start-up time.

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2.2. Cons:

2.2.1. Has the slowest browsing speed and HTML5 and Javascript compatibility.

2.2.2. Least compliant with JavaScript.

3. Google Chrome 7

3.1. Pros:

3.1.1. Perfect score for compliance with four features of HTML5.

3.1.2. Tested faster than IE9; Outran IE9 292ms to 241ms.

3.2. Cons:

3.2.1. Does not include, voice interactions, parental controls, telephone or e-mail support.

3.2.2. Unable to not save all data automatically (no cookies, history, downloads)

4. Apple Safari 5

4.1. Pros:

4.1.1. Includes pop-up ad filtration

4.1.2. Has an added support for geolocation oriented software.

4.2. Cons:

4.2.1. Sports the lowest level of HTML5 compliance of all browsers.

4.2.2. Terrible memory management.

5. Mozilla Firefox 3.6

5.1. Pros:

5.1.1. Being the developer of JavaScript, Firefox is the most video compatible browser.

5.1.2. Performs faster then IE9 with more consistancy when supporting information over-load.

5.2. Cons:

5.2.1. Past versions have had many reported crashes due to the browser.

5.2.2. Based on Windows task manager readings, Firefox chews up more memory then IE9

6. Explorer9

6.1. Pros:

6.1.1. The most HTML5 compliant browser version.

6.1.2. Better Visual experience; by moving the tabs up and cleaning up clutter on the browser.

6.2. Cons:

6.2.1. The fourth fastest browser according to Microsoft’s test.

6.2.2. Only runs with XP and Vista, does not include support for MAC systems.

7. Explorer8

7.1. Cons:

7.1.1. Lags in HTML5 benchmark, placing last in compatibility tests including IE9, Google Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera, and Webkit.

7.1.2. Poor underlying javascript execution engines.

8. Sources

8.1. All sources must be from October/Nov 2010; use this search: ; minimum 5 sources, collaborative effort

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