So just like any other technophile, I go to download the latest craze — the new browser from Google known as ‘Chrome’. Fast download and installation. Lots of options. Good, good, I like so far. It gets all of my favs from IE and even its history–cool. Then I go to my Live Spaces site (http://slickrickistheman.spaces.live.com) and this is what I see:
hmmm…I say to myself. The photo section is MUCH better as it shows all of my albums. But–there are things missing; COOL things missing:
So my buddy and former office mate BBaer says, "That’s the problem with any browser, depends on their individual interpretation of "standards" as defined by the W3C". This is a correct statement and it actually is true for a lot of other things, not just browsers–but that is a subject for another post on another day. But dude…what Chrome is missing is simple iFrames and imbedded HTML…basic stuff.
With all of the hoopla and people saying "OOH" and "AHH" I don’t see it. Maybe someone will blog on why the browser is so cool. I like it, but I’m not feeling the "ooh".
SharePoint runs faster in Chrome, but–we run into the same problems with rendering. I’m sure they will get worked out–hey, it’s beta. Definitely cool, but definitely not ‘WOW’.