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Daily Dose: Selenium 2.0 is now available

07.10.2011
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After over a year of no updates, the web app test framework Selenium has finally released version 2.0. The new version includes addons with support for the WebDriver APIs,  which helps to test JavaScript web applications across multiple browsers. Among many bug fixes and stability improvements, the new version of Selenium's server includes support for distributed testing with Selenium Grid, which also includes WebDriver support. Selenium is open-source and free to download from SeleniumHQ.

Firefox 6 Arrives in Beta Channel

Version 6 of the popular open-source browser Firefox has been released into the official Beta Channel. The new release bring new privacy options, functionality, and for web developers, support for the WebSocket protocol. Support for WebSocket's version 7 protocol has been added after Mozilla removed it last year with concerns over security. Version 6 also has a Scratchpad window for developers to quickly write and test JavaScript right within their browser. Firefox 7 also entered the Aurora channel, following the announcement of Firefox 6 entering beta.

Qt Quick Components released for Symbian

Nokia has announced the released of Qt Quick components for Symbian and Meego 1.2 developers. Te compoonents provide "ready-made UI building blocks to Qt Quick", the framework that lets you create touch-enabled UIs and applications for Nokia's Symbian OS. The components are designed with a "common look and feel" of the Symbian OS, and currenlty work with several Symbian^3 devices and MeeGo 1.2 Harmattan.

CentOS gets Cloud Support

The sixth version of CentOS, the popular free software operating system based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux, was released yesterday. The newest version was completely rebuilt using a newer build system and library checks to confirm upstream binary compability, and adds support for NetHosting's cloud services and VPS servers. CentOS is available now from the official website.

10 Best And Useful jQuery Plugins

 Thank you to user vashusingh for today's top link: a list of the most useful and best jQuery plugins.

 

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