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John Peters
John Peters

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Microsoft Edge!

Edge has radically changed and seems it may give Chrome a run for the money!

I just decided to try Edge again. I jettisoned all Microsoft Browser use around IE10 time. Reason:

Chrome did things right, while MSFTs proprietary ways hindered the developer (massively).

I haven't tried any development work in it yet, but these are the things I really like about it.

  • Interface in dark mode is fantastic.
  • Fast.
  • Imports all bookmarks from Chrome easily.
  • Ties in perfectly (for Profiles) associated with Microsoft sign ins. Which I still use for Azure and other things.
  • It's News Feed page is excellent looking and keeps my interest with a seemingly endless graphical preview of things to read.

Note: I dislike Microsoft for how they threw their own development community under the bus so many times in the past. However, if this tool is a good one and helps me personally as a developer, then that's good.

Here's the Microsoft News page which shows up by default... and is totally customizable.

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Update Jan 2021, Edge is much faster to start up than Chrome. I made the switch recently and am on Edge full-time now.

JWP 2020

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