Opera Software has recently announced the beta release of Opera 11.60. The new desktop browser includes Ragnorak, an HTML5 analysing algorithm that specifies how errors are handled on various sites.
Opera Software has released the beta of Opera 11.60, the next update of its flagship desktop browser. The beta introduces Ragnar√∂k, Opera’s implementation of the new HTML5 parsing algorithm. Because HTML5 specifies how browsers should handle incorrect code, browsers will soon handle coding missteps the same way ‚Äî a big win for web-application compatibility across browsers. ‚HTML5 actually specifies how browsers should handle code errors,‚ explains Bruce Lawson, Web Evangelist, Opera Software. ‚Before, browsers had to guess, and they all guessed differently. That led to a lot of site incompatibilities and meant more work for developers. Now that we have the ever-so-sexy unified error parsing as part of Ragnar√∂k, I spend less time helping developers tweak their sites to work in all browsers and more time on my true passion ‚Äî making double rainbows in CSS.‚
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