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Chrome 28 To Offer More Speed Improvements

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Published on 23 May 2013 04:33 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Google
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This week's release of the Google Chrome 27 web-browser was made known by its faster load-times. While now in beta form, Chrome 28 will also bring greater speed improvements to Google's web-browser.

For providing even faster page-loads, the Chrome 28 beta lands in support for the WebKit-forked Blink threaded HTML parser. These speed improvements to the new HTML parser come via moving work off the main JavaScript thread and improved page-loading through pipelining. The DOM content should now load about 10% faster and the maximum stop time due to parsing should drop by about 40%.

The Chrome 28 Beta also has a fullscreen API on Chrome for Android, experimental new media features in Chrome for Android (WebGL, Web Audio, and WebRT as new options), and there's been some deprecated features.

For more information on the Chrome 28 Beta features, visit the Chromium Blog.

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