Wednesday, September 15, 2010

IE9 Beta - Battle of the "chrome"

Before Google's Chrome browser was released, "chrome" meant something different.  In browsers, it meant the borders and widgets around the web page itself.

I've heard a lot of chest thumping by Microsoft regarding how much IE9 gets out of the way.  So, I did a comparison of the chrome myself in the picture below.  Check out the red line I drew.

From left-to-right, the browsers are:

Guess what?  They're right.  Not only is more of the page visible, but also the title of the page and other controls have disappeared.  I am a dedicated Chrome user at the moment, but I may have to rethink my loyalty.

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