Safari 5.1.4 improves JavaScript speed

by Antony

SafariApple today released Safari 5.1.4, bringing improvements to performance and stability. Most notably, it improves the rendering of JavaScript.

Safari 5.1.4 contains improvements to performance, stability, compatibility, and security, including changes that:
  • Improve JavaScript performance
  • Improve responsiveness when typing into the search field after changing network configurations or with an intermittent network connection
  • Address an issue that could cause webpages to flash white when switching between Safari windows
  • Address issues that prevented printing U.S. Postal Service shipping labels and embedded PDFs
  • Preserve links in PDFs saved from webpages
  • Fix an issue that could make Flash content appear incomplete after using gesture zooming
  • Fix an issue that could cause the screen to dim while watching HTML5 video
  • Improve stability, compatibility and startup time when using extensions
  • Allow cookies set during regular browsing to be available after using Private Browsing
  • Fix an issue that could cause some data to be left behind after pressing the “Remove All Website Data” button

For more detail about Safari, visit apple.com/safari.

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Posted by Antony Shen on March 13, 2012 1:57 AM

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