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Google Chrome browser is born 10 years into the hegemon: the future is more like a platform

via:网易科技     time:2018/9/3 8:01:07     readed:444

Google uses Apple's WebKit rendering engine and Mozilla's Firefox component to help launch Chrome and expose all of Chrome's source code as its Chromium project. Chrome focuses onDevelopmentThe new web standards and respected HTML5 passed the Acid1 and Acid2 tests even at the time of release. this isMicrosoftAn important step in adhering to the open web standards of its IE browser.

Another important idea that was introduced when Chrome first launched was the "sandbox" single browser tab. If a label crashes, it won't affect other tabs. This helps to improve the speed and stability of Chrome overall, while Google's V8 JavaScript engine is constantly improving, trying to push the network forward.

After the launch of the Chrome browser, it has now become the primary way most people browse the web. Chrome has gained more than 60% of the desktop browser market share, and Google's Chrome engineers continue to improve its features and network standards. Chrome is more than just a simple web browser, it can be said to have become a complete platform, now running onWindows, macOS, Linux, Android and even iOS.

Chrome now supports the Chrome OS operating system, a lightweight operating system developed by Google for notebooks and tablets. While Google may not be fully prepared to run it on tablets, it has introduced Android apps into Chrome OS to make its chromebooks and tablets more useful.

Even mature Linux applications will appear in Chrome OS in the near future, and Chrome is helping to drive advanced web applications to make them even better. Chrome hasn’t made major iteration updates for years, but this month’s Material Design Refresh is being updated.

It seems that Chrome is becoming more and more like a platform in the future, rather than its simplification as a web browser. People are worried that Chrome will become the new Internet Explorer 6 because it dominates web developers. As Google's engineers continue to lead the latest web standards and push them to Chrome, other browser developers will need to catch up, or they will be abandoned by Google's rapid iteration.

However, Chrome has been available for more than 10 years. If browsers become platforms in just 10 years, how will they evolve over the next 10 years?

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