Last time, I encouraged you to think about creating side projects as a way to diversify your income. Yet with a busy job or freelance business, a family, friends, and other activities, it can seem incredibly hard to make time for these additional projects. This time I’m going to share some tactics for finding time to dedicate to additional projects, and the motivation to actually work on them.Read more
Yesterday we identified an issue with auto update to Opera 19. There was a risk that modified Speed Dials would be reset to default ones. We’ve fixed it and now you can safely update to the latest Opera version.Read more
Success in interaction design is largely a matter of following established patterns, so people can apply what they already know to new contexts. Using known and well-established interactive controls goes a long way in designing for easy interaction. There are specific considerations that will help make controls more usable for people using assistive technologies. And there are design considerations that make interaction more usable and enjoyable for everyone, including people with disabilities.Read more
Fighting for data privacy — making sure people know who has access to their data, where it goes or could go, and that they have a choice in all of it — is part of Mozilla’s DNA. Privacy is an integral part of building an Internet where people come first.
“Individuals’ security and privacy on the Internet are fundamental and must not be treated as optional.” ~ Mozilla Manifesto (principle #4)”Read more
Opera has now come to version number 19. Or is it 20… Hmm, this version numbering is getting out of control. We have a fast developing cycle. The reason why we have a version number inflation is because of the way we work now.Read more
I did not know how to start this post. So I wrote a limerick instead:
Oslo is cold, windy, and covered in snow
We are working on getting the bug count low
We are always working on fixing some more
Continuous improvements are what we aim for
Much stabilization, Opera Next will undergo
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Another Opera Developer build is out of the door. You have been waiting for it while we worked on stabilizing Opera 19, but it’s worth the wait. This changelog contains a bunch of fixes. Want to see if the bugs that bothered you are now resolved? Install the updated Opera Developer desktop browser and give it a try.
PS: What you see here is the start of the next Opera Next.Read more
Hi there, we have another Opera Next release for you today.
The only change is that we have decided to turn off HiDPI mode on Windows. This should resolve video playback issues some were having.Downloads Read more
WebGL brings hardware-accelerated 3D graphics to the web. Many features of WebGL 2 are available today as WebGL extensions. In this article, we describe how to use the WEBGL_draw_buffers extension to create a scene with a large number of dynamic lights using a technique called deferred shading, which is popular among top-tier games.Read more
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