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All of the adblocks in Chrome don't work like the one in Firefox. In Firefox, it works properly in block flash ads as well as not even loading the ads. In the Chrome iterations, flash ad blocking is dodgy, and it actually loads the ads but then hides them, wasting bandwidth and just an unnecessary feature.

I'm fairly sure this has changed now, and it also blocks them from loading.
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Ouhhh never heard of canary build, what is the difference between it and chromium and dev?
It's kind of like a mix between the developer and snapshot builds. It often has more features than the dev build, so if they find something wrong with a feature, it won't be included with the beta builds.
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I love using Chrome. I still end up finding my way back to FF though because chrome has issues with some sites. Additionally, FireFTP is somewhat unmatched. I haven't been able to find an in browser client that I like more. Chrome definitely takes the cake on speed over FF. But FF is a better well rounded browser as far as properly running sites and doing exactly what you want it to do.
    
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post #34 of 133
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Originally Posted by Shadowclock View Post
Good points and I think you mentioned it but you can block domains like Megaupload and TPB specifically. Hell they made it even easier to find with Chrome 10...Go to the Wrench in the top right, Options and in the search type Java and it highlights and takes you right to where you need to Block those specific sites.

Or you can be super careful and block all sites and only allow a few...its built in.
Yeah, I never said you couldn't. I am aware that the functionality is there, it's just vastly more convenient in FF at this point in time.

If I visit TPB, I can click on NoScript at the bottom and instantly get a list of the ~10+ websites that are all attempting to run a script on the page I'm viewing. If I know that I absolutely need to enable JavaScript for some major part of the site to function, then I can pick and chose which scripts I need and enable them. Meanwhile, the rest of them remain blocked.
Edited by Plex - 3/9/11 at 11:10am
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It's kind of like a mix between the developer and snapshot builds. It often has more features than the dev build, so if they find something wrong with a feature, it won't be included with the beta builds.
So there is no difference between it and chromium, other then the TOS and flash+pdf plugins?
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It’s more than ten-times faster than its first version was in dealing with JavaScript. It also leads all other of today’s Web-browsers when it comes to raw JavaScript processing speed with its new “Crankshaft” V8 JavaScript engine.
Who cares? No site has that much javascript it makes a difference and real world performance in chrome can be shoddy, for example if I open say, 5 tabs on here in Chrome, for some reason every tab on OCN won't do anything until they've loaded.

And before everyone starts going "Firefox sucks memory leak blah blah blah" I'm using Chrome Dev as my daily browser because I prefer the Google Instant Search feature to anything I miss from Firefox, and Chrome uses far more RAM than Firefox. (RAM usage went up a good 100MB to 500MB on my Linux box and before anyone says "Well, it's better for that RAM to be used", unlike Windows, Linux can mount drives in the RAM automatically without 3rd party programs and I mount my /tmp in the RAM.)
    
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Please everyone knows that IE is where it's at
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Please everyone knows that IE is where it's at
*crickets chirp*
 
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Who cares? No site has that much javascript it makes a difference and real world performance in chrome can be shoddy, for example if I open say, 5 tabs on here in Chrome, for some reason every tab on OCN won't do anything until they've loaded.

And before everyone starts going "Firefox sucks memory leak blah blah blah" I'm using Chrome Dev as my daily browser because I prefer the Google Instant Search feature to anything I miss from Firefox, and Chrome uses far more RAM than Firefox. (RAM usage went up a good 100MB to 500MB on my Linux box and before anyone says "Well, it's better for that RAM to be used", unlike Windows, Linux can mount drives in the RAM automatically without 3rd party programs and I mount my /tmp in the RAM.)
Actually my company has moved mostly all of its mainframe programs over to javascript web based applications over the last 5 years and we stopped using IE 3 years ago and each Chrome javascript improvement has been just another reason to forget about other browsers. The speed increases that Chrome provides for free have increased our productivity of our business probably 25% due to these improvements. For a billion dollar company that makes a lot of, as you said, "real world performance" difference.
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AdBlock: Old. Been done.
https://chrome.google.com/webstore/d...namgkkbiglidom

NoScript: Old. No need for it, Chrome itself already does the same job, unless you're insistent on removing ALL ads from every page you view, in which case you are harming the site's ad revenue just so you know, including OCN itself.
Oh please. Please don't tell me people will choose to view ads to "support" the site.

I will disable all ads I can, because ads are annoying as hell, and I couldn't care less about their ad revenue.
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