Apple Releases preview version of Safari browser for web developers




Apple has released a version of its Safari browser released for developers. Safari Technology Preview allows web developers can gain early access to new features in browsers for OS X and iOS.

Safari Preview can be separate from the regular Safari browser twisted and stores all its data separately. However, browser favorites and history iCloud sync when this is enabled. That is a difference with test versions of Safari, as Apple released so far. Also, the browser gets an update every two weeks through the Mac App Store.

In the area of ​​JavaScript provides support for Preview EcmaScript 6. It also comes with the B3 JavaScript JIT compiler and has improved IndexedDB implementation for data storage and access. What html improvements concerned opted for the addition of the latest version of Shadow Dom for displaying elements on Web pages and how they interact with another application. There is support for Content Security Policy Level 2.

Also allows the browser developers to use the latest versions of Web Inspector and Responsive Design Mode. The latter is used to make websites that work on different devices such as PCs, tablets and smartphones.

Safari Technology Preview is for anyone to download from Apple’s developer site. The browser only works on devices with OS X 10.11.4 or later. The browser appears in the dock with a purple Safari icon, instead of the classic blue icon.


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