Opera 9.20 beta 1

Opera 9.20 is out. Here’s stuff for you to read:
* “Press release”:http://www.opera.com/pressreleases/en/2007/03/28b/
* “Blurb on labs.opera.com”:http://labs.opera.com/
* “Unix/Linux changelog”:http://www.opera.com/docs/changelogs/linux/920b/
* “Mac changelog”:http://www.opera.com/docs/changelogs/mac/920b/
* “Windows changelog”:http://www.opera.com/docs/changelogs/windows/920b/
So, what’s new?
* There’s now a menu item in Tools -> Advanced that brings you to a landing page for “developer tools”:http://dev.opera.com/tools/. The developer console really _is_ quite nifty
* Speed Dial, a default blank page which allows you to keep up to nine URLs handy, with thumbnails and instant keyboard shortcuts (Ctrl-1 to Ctrl-9 accesses your speed dial sites directly). If you’d just prefer the regular plain old blank page, go to opera:config#UserPrefs|SpeedDialState and set the value to ‘3’ to turn it off. The allowed values are:
** 0: Folded
** 1: Shown
** 2: Read only, and always show speed dial
** 3: Disable speed dial
* Multiple other fixes, for rendering, stability and security. Too much to list, read the changelogs if you need the details.
You know you want it, so “go get it!”:http://www.opera.com/download/?ver=9.20b

1 Comment

  1. Thanks for the tip Arve – very little positive feedback in my circles for Opera so it’s nice to find your site. Thanks also for the sIFR heads-up… or rant 🙂 I just learned about it today and was considering implementing it in a redesign our company is working on. Until I read your discussion & accompanying comment thread.
    cheers