HTML Video Codec Support in Chrome

Posted on Tue 11 January 2011 in Dispatches • Tagged with chrome, google, h.264, html5, standards, video • 1 min read

Google is dropping H.264 support in Chrome, in favor of WebM and Theora. Considering the tide of sites that are doing H.264 streaming these days, this seems like a bad move. I get that this is posturing, but if site owners are stuck dual encoding video just to …


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Chrome Extension HOWTO ‎(Chromium Developer Documentation)‎

Posted on Sun 22 March 2009 in Dispatches • Tagged with chrome, extensions, google, tech • 1 min read

It begins…

People have been dying to start writing extensions for Chrome since it was first released. I’ve actually become accustomed to living without extensions when using Chrome, because the speed and other interface tweaks fit my workflow very well. Still the ability to add extensions to Chrome is …


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