Google releases the first developer version of its Native Client software to give Web apps the speed of native apps. It wants programmers to try it out, and Adobe looks interested.
Google's next browser will synchronize your extensions and get other new abilities. But programmers pushed back plenty of other features.
Mozilla hopes to release the first full version of the Jetpack programming tools by the end of the year. Also a priority: Web-based Flightdeck tool.
The WebKit2 interface is designed to give Apple's Web browser a better capability to juggle multiple computing processes. Also: the first Firefox 3.6.4 beta.
Mozilla expects to release a snappier version of Firefox in January. Next, version 3.6.5 is planned for this quarter with a significant crash-proofing feature.