Google Updates Chrome with Extensions, APIs

Google Updates Chrome with Extensions, APIs

The latest version of the Google Chrome browser for Windows offers several new tools for developers. For example, it includes a Web SQL Database API, a Web Storage API, WebSockets for sending data over a persistent bi-directional communication channel, and a notification API.

“We’re already working on making these new APIs more useful, and you should see a couple of improvements on the developer channel soon,” Ian Fette, Google Chrome product manager, wrote in a blog post.

The new release also includes a number of extensions which allows users easier access to a variety of services, features and alerts.

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