Opera: 300 million users and the step to the Webkit engine

Opera Software has been the protagonist two news within the tech world. The first is the announcement that the different versions of the browser have been downloaded 300 million times per month. The second is that Opera will change from rendering engine, adopting the popular WebKit engine.

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Current versions of the browser use an engine called Presto, of self-development. For upcoming releases, change to WebKit engine already used in Chrome, and Safari. The reason for the change is simple, since the presence of Opera on mobile devices is very important, which will attempt to reconcile with the new engine, ahead of Android and iOS. Continue reading “Opera: 300 million users and the step to the Webkit engine”

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