Browsing with FireFox

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Browsing with FireFox training slide show used about 1.5 years ago - a little old but still ok

Browsing with FireFox training slide show used about 1.5 years ago - a little old but still ok

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  • dumca2004.2007 you are correct - I wrote this presentation about a year and a half ago which in web years is what - about 11 years :) A lot of the points are still valid but some of the features have been duplicated in IE7 - took them a while but they finally copied it ;)
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    as presentation was submitted 2 weeks ago, comparision should have been made aginst ie7 which was already released by then





    A title '10 reasons to use firefox 'will do , but 'to switch' is not convencible enough.
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  • 1. Instructor: Philip Kay
  • 2. What is Firefox?
    • Firefox is a free, open-source web browser for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X and is based on the Mozilla codebase.
    • It is small, fast and easy to use , and offers many advantages over Internet Explorer, such as the ability to block pop-up windows.
  • 3. What is a Web Browser?
    • A program that accesses and displays files and other data available on the Internet and other networks. The browser you are probably most familiar with is Internet Explorer .
  • 4. Why switch from Internet Explorer?
    • I already know how to
    • use Internet Explorer
    • and it is already
    • installed on my computer!
    Top Ten reasons to switch
  • 5. Top Ten Reasons to Switch
    • Tabbed Browsing
    • Popup Blocking
    • Find Stuff Easier
    • Simplified Privacy / Annoyance Eliminator
    • Better Bookmarks and History
    • Accessible, Intelligent, Responsive
    • Customizable and Extendable
    • Modern Download Manager
    • Built for standards
    • KISS (Keep It Simple and Straight-Forward)
    Let’s have a look at these!
  • 6. Top Ten Reasons to Switch
    • Tabbed Browsing
  • 7. Top Ten Reasons to Switch
    • Popup Blocking
  • 8. Top Ten Reasons to Switch
    • Find Stuff Easier
  • 9. Top Ten Reasons to Switch
    • Simplified Privacy / Annoyance Eliminator
  • 10. Top Ten Reasons to Switch
    • Better Bookmarks and History
  • 11. Top Ten Reasons to Switch
    • Accessible, Intelligent, Responsive
    • Best Accessiblity. Firefox offers the best set of keyboard shortcuts about. Ctrl+L quickly focuses the Location Bar. Ctrl+K the Google Bar. Ctrl+T opens a new tab…
    • Intelligent. Firefox remembers what you've filled in web forms, to make searching for things again, or filling out things like your name and address a simple process.
  • 12. Top Ten Reasons to Switch
    • Accessible, Intelligent, Responsive
    More Responsive. Firefox feels more responsive in day-to-day browsing than competitors like Internet Explorer. Pages appear on screen sooner, and there are fewer annoying lock ups. The effect is a browser that feels faster.
  • 13. Top Ten Reasons to Switch
    • Customizable and Extendable
  • 14. Top Ten Reasons to Switch
    • Modern Download Manager
  • 15. Top Ten Reasons to Switch
    • Built for standards
    • Firefox has world beating support for W3C standards like CSS, DOM, etc. Where browsers like Opera or IE may fail on a dynamic page, Firefox usually succeeds.
    • Firefox is also Open Source. This means that the browser is not just 'free' to use, but its also open for development. Firefox is just one of many browsers and projects based on the Powerful Mozilla Gecko engine. Since its open source, the software is guaranteed to not have intended malicious code or spyware included.
  • 16. Top Ten Reasons to Switch
    • KISS (Keep It Simple and Straight-Forward)
    • The Simple interface and embeded search allows for a simple and uncluttered web experience
    • Simplified User Interface
    • Straight-forward - out of the box
    • More Space for Pages
  • 17. How To get Firefox
    • At Tyndale
    Look for this icon in your Novell Delivered Applications Window
  • 18. How To get Firefox
    • At Home
  • 19. Instructor: Philip Kay Q & A
  • 20. DO MORE WITH MOZILLA www.mozilla.org
  • 21. Instructor: Philip Kay