Google 'Next Chrome Release will Add API Support for Omnibox and Pinned Tabs"

Google Chrome published a full year stats of the Chrome extensions gallery:Gallery has grown to over 8,500 extensions and 1,500 themes.A third of Chrome users have at least one extension installed.Over 70 million extensions and themes have been installed.On the client side:New APIs like context menus, history, and cookies addedIntegration between extensions and HTML5 features […]

Google Chrome published a full year stats of the Chrome extensions gallery:

  • Gallery has grown to over 8,500 extensions and 1,500 themes.
  • A third of Chrome users have at least one extension installed.
  • Over 70 million extensions and themes have been installed.

On the client side:

Also, the next Chrome release will add API support for omnibox and pinned tabs. And, popular requests like network interception and download management APIs, as well as new experimental APIs for sidebars and development tools are under development.

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