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Opera has cancer

by on May.08, 2013, under Morons, Software

If Opera continues living the way it does right now it’ll die within a few years. At least, that’s what I expect. Every new release there are more and more little nuisances. New features? Yeah, they have plenty of new garbage slowing the browser down.
Soon they’ll dump their rendering engine for Webkit. Who knows, it might even improve the browser, but then again… soon I might jump to Chrome or another piece of garbage.
I wonder why browser vendors have determined they all have to inject cancer into them. Must be contageous or something.

Anyhow, my Opera issue for today: Webfonts.
Ever seen a page rendered like this?

Opera with weird webfont

Opera with weird webfont

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Splitting up a PDF file

by on Sep.30, 2010, under Boring

If you have colleagues like mine you’ll eventually find an email in your inbox that’s about 20MB because of some PDF file attached to it. Apparently it’s some manual of a device that we work on, but I only care about 5 pages out of the 400-ish pages in the pdf. (continue reading…)

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