Google Chrome and Firefox 3 Benchmark Comparisons

Posted on Tue 02 September 2008 in Tech • Tagged with Firefox, Chrome, Javascript

Google released the beta for their new browser called Google Chrome and one of the features they talked about was the new Javascript virtual machine. So to test their claims of speed I ran Sun's SunSpider Javascript benchmark on both. The results of the tests follow:

Firefox 3

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Flixya Firefox Extension

Posted on Thu 28 June 2007 in Development • Tagged with Firefox, XML, Javascript, XPath, Scraping

I just recently finished up a Firefox Extension for the social video site Flixya. Extensions are all written in JavaScript and a sort of XML called XUL. Most of the framework was already written for me though, so I just hacked together the bits that worked with my code and ...

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