The Client Side #015
Note to self: being offline for three weekdays doing sleep studies [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polysomnography] means a lot of blog posts in scan through. I’ll be playing catch up for a few days I think
Of Note * Opera 11.51 (Swordfish) Release Candidate 1 [http://my.opera.com/desktopteam/blog/2011/08/23/opera-11-51-release-candidate-1-swordfish-update] The Opera desktop team announce RC1 of their latest bugfix release for v11.50. Changelog is included at the link * The Web Comes of Age [http://www.zeldman.com/2011/08/24/the-web-comes-of-age-dibi-keynote-address-by-jeffrey-zeldman/] Full video of Jeffrey Zeldman’s DIBI Keynote Address (56:45)
Articles * Social Plugins’ Memory Usage [http://shawnwilsher.com/archives/549] Shawn Wilsher highlights a bug in Firefox whereby it nearly doubles the memory used to support two of the same Facebook Like buttons on one page when it should re-use the same resources. He also notes that Facebook requires downloading the same large chunk of script for each like button on the page - something for FB to address.