Web 2.0, SOA, and Web Services: Google Chrome Is a 2.0 Release in Name Only

 
 
By Jim Rapoza  |  Posted 2009-05-26
 
 
 

Google Chrome Is a 2.0 Release in Name Only

 

Google Chrome Is a 2.0 Release in Name Only

Remove Site Thumbnails

With Google Chrome 2.0, it is now possible to remove the site thumbnails shown when a new tab is launched in the browser.

Remove Site Thumbnails

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Full-Screen ModeThe full-screen mode in Chrome 2.0 removes all traces of the browser interface, reducing navigation to keystrokes or right-mouse menus.

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Auto-Fill Options

As other browsers have had for years now, Google Chrome 2.0 provides auto-fill options for filling out online forms.

Auto-Fill Options

Excellent Standards Support

With 2.0, Chrome (which is based on the Webkit browser engine) continues its excellent performance in Web standards tests, getting a near perfect score in the Acid3 test.

Excellent Standards Support

Speedy Performer

One of the biggest claims to fame that Google Chrome 2.0 has is its strong performance in browser speed tests, especially in JavaScript performance.

Speedy Performer

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