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. Explorer9

2.1. Pros:

2.1.1. The most HTML5 compliant browser version.

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

2.2. Cons:

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

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

3. Explorer8

3.1. Cons:

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

3.1.2. Poor underlying javascript execution engines.

4. Opera 10

4.1. Pros:

4.1.1. Has the fastest initial start-up time.

4.1.2. 2

4.2. Cons:

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

4.2.2. Least compliant with JavaScript.

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6. Mozilla Firefox 3.6

6.1. Pros:

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

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

6.2. Cons:

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

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

7. Google Chrome 7

7.1. Pros:

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

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

7.2. Cons:

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

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

8. Apple Safari 5

8.1. Pros:

8.1.1. Includes pop-up ad filtration

8.1.2. Has an added support for geolocation oriented software.

8.2. Cons:

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

8.2.2. Terrible memory management.