If you still use IE read on, others may happily skip this post.
With Google Chrome Frame plugin you can,
- Start using open web technologies – like the HTML5
canvastag – right away, even technologies that aren’t yet supported in Internet Explorer 6, 7, or 8.
If you’re a developer you can allow your website to use the plug-in by using the following piece of code in your web pages,
<meta http-equiv="X-UA-Compatible" content="chrome=1" />
When Google Chrome Frame detects this tag it automatically switches to Google Chrome’s speedy rendering engine.
Google Chrome Frame is already used by many Google services including Google Docs, Google Calendar, Google Reader, etc., Chromium’s blog says that the main goals are to “to improve performance and ease the transition for users as they drop support for legacy browsers”
Also Google Chrome Frame is now out of beta and is more stable,
Today, we’re very happy to take the Beta tag off of Google Chrome Frame and promote it to the Stable channel. This stable channel release provides our most polished version of Google Chrome Frame to date, allowing users to access modern web technologies like HTML5 on legacy browsers. You now can download the stable version of Google Chrome Frame and users of the Beta will be automatically updated to it in the days ahead. If you’re an IT administrator, we’ve also posted an MSI installer for deploying Google Chrome Frame in your network.
P.S: Switch to Google Chrome for better browsing experience with speed, security and stability. My next post will be on why to use Google Chrome 🙂