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Articles by Matthew McKenzie
posted in May 2008
As Firefox 3 takes its final steps towards a final release, some users are wondering whether their favorite extensions will fall by the wayside. As it turns out, most of them won't have to wonder -- or worry -- much longer.
If you're looking for a free, functional alternative to Adobe Acrobat, then I have bad news and good news. Here's the bad news: No single application can do everything that Acrobat does. Here's the good news: No single application tries to do everything that Acrobat does.
There are a lot of great remote access tools available these days, and some of the very best happen to be open-source software. Read on if you would like to learn more about a couple of my personal favorites.
In a previous post, I mentioned that we would probably see a Firefox 3.0 release candidate before the end of the month. Based on a senior Mozilla developer's recent remarks, that estimate looks to be right on track.
Mac support has never been a big selling point for OpenOffice.org. Fortunately, this is about to change in a big way.
A 2006 research study caused an uproar when it reported that Windows Server 2003 was more reliable than Linux. This year's results tell a somewhat different story -- at least in terms of which side wins the bragging rights.
A Web application is only as good as its delivery platform. Unfortunately, the two most popular choices, Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox, aren't very good at delivering Web applications.