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Re: The Classic Browser... at last!

Postby kurupetos » Mon Dec 26, 2016 11:40 am

Get Real! wrote:Understanding the important difference between “Chrome” and “Chromium”…

Many browsers are like a Lexus car… they have a unique logo, seats, dashboard, systems, etc but if you open the bonnet you’ll find that the engine is not a Lexus but probably a VW or Mercedes, or some other brand.

In the same way a variety of browsers including mine, use the “Chromium engine” under the bonnet but they all fine-tune it differently. Some go for more stability while others go for more performance etc. It is highly configurable so no two browsers using Chromium can ever behave the same way.

So there you go… think “Lexus” to remember the difference between these two words where 1. “Chrome” is a car brand and 2. “Chromium” a motor engine manufacturer.

Isn't Chromium a crappy Linux OS? :wink:
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Re: The Classic Browser... at last!

Postby Get Real! » Tue Dec 27, 2016 11:17 am

kurupetos wrote:Isn't Chromium a crappy Linux OS? :wink:

Never used it but it should be interesting. The OS is also open source so maybe... just maybe I should look into this and come up with Cyprus' first operating System by the end of 2017! :lol:
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Re: The Classic Browser... at last!

Postby Get Real! » Tue Dec 27, 2016 11:18 am

This is the first official version of the Classic Browser v1.3 which now includes:

* Bug fixes and improvements

* Better tools for web nerds (see browser options)

* Browser Sponsorship (read more below)

Being the first browser to hail from Cyprus and indeed from the entire ME, Africa, the Balkans, and most of Europe combined… this is an opportunity for Cypriot compatriots to consider sponsoring this project to advertise their company or organization worldwide for a one-off small fee for the entire year!

Your business card or advertisement of your choice and web site link will get to travel the world with the Classic Browser entering people’s homes worldwide for the whole year.

Clicking your business card or ad opens a new tab with your website. To check this feature out look for “Browser Sponsors” on the program’s main menu.

Those interested in sponsoring this project should contact me at…

support@theclassictools.com

Browser downloads are available at…

http://theclassictools.com/
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Re: The Classic Browser... at last!

Postby Get Real! » Wed Dec 28, 2016 6:14 am

A presentation demonstrating Chromium’s assault on Flash…

https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/ ... 83468_0_30

I don’t like Flash any more than they do but I think they are over reacting. Flash could’ve just had a command line parameter like Java and they could’ve just had it disabled in their options by default, but all this user-prompting and clicking is bloody outrageous!

It’s pretty obvious that Chromium’s vengeance is leading them to make some very bad decisions and I’m pretty appalled by all this… :?
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Re: The Classic Browser... at last!

Postby Get Real! » Thu Dec 29, 2016 10:24 am

Woke up to some good news this morning from a friend from afar…

“App works on Windows 10 running through Parallels on a Macbook pro. Works fast and well.“

Onward and upwards baby… :)
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Re: The Classic Browser... at last!

Postby Get Real! » Fri Dec 30, 2016 7:51 am

The Classic Browser is highly configurable in both behavior and appearance. It takes just 1-2 minutes to change its appearance to something crazy or trendy like this…

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Re: The Classic Browser... at last!

Postby Get Real! » Wed Mar 22, 2017 12:18 am

Major new version v1.4 of the Classic Browser is now available:

There are multiple improvements, extensions and additions in this new version, far too many to list here but here’s a small taste…

* Updated Web-TV and Web-Radio menus.

* Browser Appearance Themes (in browser options)

* Page Loading cut-off (in browser options)

* DOM Tree diagrammatic representations (from the main menu)

* Improved script extractions. (from the main menu)

* Website blocking (from the main menu)

* A better fine-tuned rendering engine. (tons of improvements)


Finally, there are now 3 flavors of the browser to choose from…

* v1.4 for WinXP+ with Chromium 49 (<- nothing higher will work for XP)

* v1.4 for Win7+ with Chromium 54 (with Flash support)

* v1.4 for Win7+ with Chromium 57 (No Flash support)

http://theclassictools.com/

That’s it for now boys and girls…
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Re: The Classic Browser... at last!

Postby Get Real! » Thu Mar 23, 2017 2:07 am

A little demo program to demonstrate retrieval of file paths without restrictions when using the Classic browser, as opposed to Chrome or FireFox.

Save the script below as demo.htm and open it in all 3 browsers to test.

<!DOCTYPE html>
<body>
No fakepath demo...<br><br>
<input type="file" onchange="if(this.value!==''){alert(this.value);}">
</body>
</html>
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Re: The Classic Browser... at last!

Postby Get Real! » Thu Mar 30, 2017 8:43 pm

Coming soon in v1.5

1. Rotate websites to any angle you want… now you can browse the Internet while lying down flat!

2. Adjust the Brightness, Contrast, Saturation, Opacity, Hue, Inversion, and apply filters like Grayscale and Sepia to any website.

3. Apply other powerful special effects like toggling Text, Images, or Videos on/off.

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Re: The Classic Browser... at last!

Postby Get Real! » Fri Mar 31, 2017 3:05 am

Ok, I’ve just set my browser up to automatically set every website I visit to…

* Rotate 115 degrees
* Zoom 1:2
* Hue 270 degrees
* Skew-left by 60 degrees
* Contrast 120%
* Brightness 100%

And why would I wanna do all that? :?

BECAUSE I CAN! :D

In your face, Chrome bitch! 8)

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