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<dt><a href="/downloads/">NetSurf 3.8 released</a> <span>29 Aug 2018</span></dt>
<dd>NetSurf 3.8 features some page layout improvements, stability and security improvements, and some minor additional features.  We recommend all users upgrade to NetSurf 3.8.</dd>
<dt><a href="/downloads/">NetSurf 3.7 released</a> <span>20 Oct 2017</span></dt>
<dd>NetSurf 3.7 features performance improvements, improved page layout, and many fixes.  Also new is a treeview search feature, which allows Hotlist (Bookmarks), History and Cookies to be searched.  We recommend all users upgrade to NetSurf 3.7.</dd>
<dt><a href="https://listmaster.pepperfish.net/pipermail/netsurf-users-netsurf-browser.org/2017-May/013951.html">Codethink sponsored work on NetSurf</a> <span>02 May 2017</span></dt>
<dd>Michael's full-time job is as a developer for <a href="http://www.codethink.co.uk/">Codethink</a>.  Since Codethink value open-source software, Michael was given the opportunity to spend some time working on NetSurf, and its related components.  The <a href="">work completed during this time</a> has been written up in a post to our mailing list.  Many thanks to Codethink for this contribution.</dd>
<dt><a href="/downloads/">NetSurf 3.6 released</a> <span>20 Nov 2016</span></dt>
<dd>NetSurf 3.6 is primarily a bugfix release.  It contains several fixes and clean-ups to front end code, as well as supercookie blocking, and certificate chain handling improvements.  We recommend all users upgrade to NetSurf 3.6.</dd>
<dt><a href="/downloads/">NetSurf 3.5 released</a> <span>14 Apr 2016</span></dt>
<dd>NetSurf 3.5 is primarily a bugfix release.  It contains several fixes and clean-ups to front end code, as well as an improvement to URL parsing.  We recommend all users upgrade to NetSurf 3.5.</dd>
<dt><a href="/downloads/">NetSurf 3.4 released</a> <span>17 Feb 2016</span></dt>
<dd>NetSurf 3.4 features many optimisations to improve performance over previous releases.  It also contains many bug fixes, including improvements to page layout.  This is also the first release to contain the <a href="http://duktape.org/">Duktape</a> JavaScript engine.  While our JavaScript bindings have seen a lot of development for this release, JavaScript remains disabled by default as the support is incomplete.  We recommend all users upgrade to NetSurf 3.4.</dd>
<dt><a href="https://listmaster.pepperfish.net/pipermail/netsurf-dev-netsurf-browser.org/2016-February/003831.html">Codethink sponsored development</a> <span>12 Feb 2016</span></dt>
<dd>Over the last couple of weeks Michael has been able to work full time on NetSurf, and more particularly, its LibDOM and LibCSS components. At <a href="http://www.codethink.co.uk/">Codethink</a> there is an arrangement whereby engineers may fill time between projects by making contributions to certain open source projects.  A <a href="https://listmaster.pepperfish.net/pipermail/netsurf-dev-netsurf-browser.org/2016-February/003831.html">write-up of the work done</a> has been posted to our mailing list.  Thanks Codethink!</dd>
<dt><a href="http://vincentsanders.blogspot.co.uk/2015/11/i-am-not-number-i-am-free-man.html">Developer weekend</a> <span>04 Nov 2015</span></dt>
<dd>Some of NetSurf's developers met up at <a href="http://www.codethink.co.uk/">Codethink</a>'s office in Manchester.  The main focus of the event was to make some progress on JavaScript event handling.  In additon, much time was spent squashing bugs.  For more details, see Vince's <a href="http://vincentsanders.blogspot.co.uk/2015/11/i-am-not-number-i-am-free-man.html">write-up</a>.</dd>
<dt><a href="https://ci.netsurf-browser.org/">Development builds now using Duktape</a> <span>12 Aug 2015</span></dt>
<dd>We have replaced the old version of SpiderMonkey that we used to use as our JavaScript engine with <a href="http://duktape.org/">Duktape</a>, a lightweight engine which is more in keeping with NetSurf's goals. While we're testing our new JavaScript implementation we are forcing it on all the time in development builds.  We'll return the &quot;JavaScript Enabled&quot; option to being choices-controlled when we're happy we're back to feature/stability parity.</dd>
<dt><a href="http://vincentsanders.blogspot.co.uk/2015/07/netsurf-developers-and-order-of-phoenix.html">Developer weekend</a> <span>27 Jul 2015</span></dt>
<dd>NetSurf's core developers met up at <a href="http://www.codethink.co.uk/">Codethink</a>'s office in Manchester to make some progress on a couple of the big areas we've been planning for some time.  We made a start at changing to use <a href="http://duktape.org/">Duktape</a> as the JavaScript engine, and started outlining the shape of our <a href="//source.netsurf-browser.org/libnslayout.git/">new layout engine</a>.  For more details, see Vince's <a href="http://vincentsanders.blogspot.co.uk/2015/07/netsurf-developers-and-order-of-phoenix.html">write-up</a>.</dd>
<dt><a href="/downloads/">NetSurf 3.3 released</a> <span>15 Mar 2015</span></dt>
<dd>NetSurf 3.3 is primarily a bug-fix release.  Several of the front ends have received quite a bit of attention, with new features and improvements; notably the AmigaOS front ends has gained the beginnings of support for AmigaOS 3.  We recommend all users upgrade.</dd>
<dt><a href="http://vincentsanders.blogspot.co.uk/2014/11/netsurf-developer-workshop-iv.html">Developer weekend</a> <span>17 Nov 2014</span></dt>
<dd>The core NetSurf developers gathered in Manchester, UK to discuss the future direction of the project, and to make some progress in key areas.  Vince has <a href="http://vincentsanders.blogspot.co.uk/2014/11/netsurf-developer-workshop-iv.html">written up an account</a> of the event, and a <a href="//wiki.netsurf-browser.org/Developer_Weekend_%28Nov_2014%29#Discussions">record of our discussions</a> has been posted on the wiki.  Many thanks to <a href="http://www.codethink.co.uk/">Codethink</a> for hosting our developer weekend.</dd>
<dt><a href="/downloads/">NetSurf 3.2 released</a> <span>30 Aug 2014</span></dt>
<dd>NetSurf 3.2 is primarily a bug-fix release.  In addition to fixes, a disc cache feature has been added, and a little work has been done to improve CSS3 support.  Several of the front ends have received quite a bit of attention, with new features and improvements; notably the GTK, AmigaOS and Framebuffer front ends.  We recommend all users upgrade.</dd>
<dt><a href="https://developers.google.com/open-source/soc/?csw=1">NetSurf in Google Summer of Code</a> <span>01 May 2014</span></dt>
<dd>NetSurf is participating as a mentoring organisation in Google Summer of code again this year.  We have a student called Rupinder Singh Khokhar who will be working on updating our core web technology libraries, LibDOM and LibHubbub, to bring them into line with the current versions of the specifications.</dd>
<dt><a href="/downloads/">NetSurf 3.1 released</a> <span>26 Apr 2014</span></dt>
<dd>NetSurf 3.1 contains many improvements over the previous release.  The highlights include much faster CSS selection performance, faster start up time, new look and feel to the treeviews (hotlist/bookmarks, global history and cookie manager), improved options handling, undo/redo support in textareas, and general improvement of forms.  Also included are many other additions, optimisations and bug fixes.  We recommend that all users upgrade.</dd>
<dt><a href="/about/awards">NetSurf wins Award</a> <span>23 Jan 2014</span></dt>
<dd>NetSurf won the award for &quot;best non-commercial product&quot; at the 2012/2013 RISC OS Awards.  Thanks to everyone that voted for us!</dd>
<dt><a href="http://vincentsanders.blogspot.co.uk/2014/01/netsurf-developer-workshop-redux.html">NetSurf developer workshop report</a> <span>06 Jan 2014</span></dt>
<dd>The NetSurf core developers gathered in Cambridge at the start of the year, and managed to do a considerable amount of work across various areas of the project.  See the <a href="http://vincentsanders.blogspot.co.uk/2014/01/netsurf-developer-workshop-redux.html">developer workshop report</a> for more details.  Thanks to <a href="http://www.collabora.com/">Collabora</a> for hosting the event.</dd>
<dt><a href="https://bugs.netsurf-browser.org/">New bug report system launched</a> <span>17 Dec 2013</span></dt>
<dd>We have created a new bug reporting system and transferred most of the existing reports from the old SourceForge powered bug tracker.  Let us know if you have any trouble with the new system.  The NetSurf project no longer uses SourceForge, and any issues raised there will go unseen.</dd>
<dt><a href="http://vlists.pepperfish.net/pipermail/netsurf-dev-netsurf-browser.org/2013-December/003230.html">LibCSS selection performance boost</a> <span>02 Dec 2013</span></dt>
<dd>A significant optimisation has been made to LibCSS's selection engine performance. This is the code that works out which CSS rules apply to DOM elements, and calculates their computed styles. Recent <a href="https://ci.netsurf-browser.org/builds/">development builds</a> of NetSurf include this improvement.</dd>
<dt><a href="http://vincentsanders.blogspot.co.uk/2013/11/error-analysis-is-sweet-spot-for.html">Static analysis of the NetSurf codebase</a> <span>22 Nov 2013</span></dt>
<dd>NetSurf and several of our libraries have recently been added to the <a href="https://scan.coverity.com/">Coverity Scan</a> service for open-source projects. It has enabled us to identify and fix quite a few bugs over a very short period. We also have the Clang static analyser set up as part of our <a href="https://ci.netsurf-browser.org/">CI system</a>. For more information on the utilisation of static analysis by the NetSurf project, take a look at <a href="http://vincentsanders.blogspot.co.uk/2013/11/error-analysis-is-sweet-spot-for.html">this article</a>.</dd>
<dt><a href="https://ci.netsurf-browser.org/builds/">Summary of recent development</a> <span>16 Oct 2013</span></dt>
<dd>Some of the recent changes made to NetSurf have included a rewritten core treeview widget. It fixes bugs, provides a nicer look &amp; feel, and yields an improvement to startup time. The Global History, Hotlist (Bookmarks), Cookie Manager, and SSL Certificate Inspection treeviews have all been rewritten with the new treeview. Another recent change is the addition of undo and redo support to NetSurf's textarea widget.</dd>
<dt><a href="http://vincentsanders.blogspot.co.uk/2013/09/strive-for-continuous-improvement.html">Continuous Integration experiences</a> <span>05 Sep 2013</span></dt>
<dd>We've been running our Jenkins based <a href="https://ci.netsurf-browser.org/">Continuous Integration (CI)</a> system for a year now. It now builds NetSurf and our libraries for multiple architecture, operating systems and with different compilers. It runs static analysis, automated testing, produces test coverage reports, code documentation and more. Vince has written up <a href="http://vincentsanders.blogspot.co.uk/2013/09/strive-for-continuous-improvement.html">our experiences</a> with the CI system.</dd>
<dt><a href="http://www.netsurf-browser.org/downloads/">NetSurf 3.0 released</a> <span>20 Apr 2013</span></dt>
<dd>NetSurf 3.0 contains many changes over the 2.x release series.  The biggest difference is the use of our new Document Object Model library, <a href="http://www.netsurf-browser.org/projects/libdom/">LibDOM</a>.  This new library is a foundation that paves the way for us to implement a fully dynamic layout engine in the future.  Other improvements in NetSurf 3.0 include completely new textarea support, ability to fetch and parse CSS in parallel with HTML documents, extensive behind-the-scenes refactoring, and a host of smaller changes and fixes.  A more complete listing is available in the <a href="http://download.netsurf-browser.org/netsurf/releases/ChangeLog.txt">Change Log</a>.</dd>
<dt><a href="http://www.wakefieldshow.org.uk/">NetSurf at the Wakefield Show</a> <span>23 Mar 2013</span></dt>
<dd>The NetSurf developers will be exhibiting at the Wakefield RISC OS trade show on Saturday 20th April. Please visit our stand to discuss issues, future plans, or just to meet the developers.</dd>
<dt><a href="http://vincentsanders.blogspot.co.uk/2013/03/man-cannot-discover-new-oceans-unless.html">Developer guide &ndash; 2: Working with the codebase and community</a> <span>07 Mar 2013</span></dt>
<dd>The second part to Vince's development guide for newcomers to the project. This one examines the code, how its arranged, and how to interact with the existing developers.</dd>
<dt><a href="http://vincentsanders.blogspot.co.uk/2013/03/the-way-to-get-started-is-to-quit.html">Developer guide &ndash; 1: Getting &amp; building the source</a> <span>07 Mar 2013</span></dt>
<dd>Vince is producing a series of posts to help enable new contributers get involved with the project. This first post covers the mechanics of acquiring and building the source.</dd>
<dt><a href="http://vlists.pepperfish.net/pipermail/netsurf-users-netsurf-browser.org/2013-February/011574.html">New textarea handling</a> <span>11 Feb 2013</span></dt>
<dd>We've rewritten NetSurf's textarea support, so composing webmail, forum posting, and form filling should be more reliable now. Support for text selection and other behaviour is improved.</dd>
<dt><a href="http://vincentsanders.blogspot.co.uk/2013/01/gource.html">Project development visulisations</a> <span>01 Jan 2013</span></dt>
<dd>Vince has produced <a href="http://code.google.com/p/gource/">Gource</a> animations that show the development of our project graphically. The videos habe been uploaded to <a href="http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLDdL0LpD7UK69yb6iB6NyhxK1QJNnlzZJ">YouTube</a>.</dd>
<dt><a href="https://ci.netsurf-browser.org/builds/">Early JavaScript builds available</a> <span>13 Dec 2012</span></dt>
<dd>While there is a very long way to go before NetSurf becomes a fully JavaScript-capable browser, brave users may like to try the JavaScript enabled test builds from our <a href="https://ci.netsurf-browser.org/builds/">autobuilder</a>.</dd>
<dt><a href="http://vincentsanders.blogspot.co.uk/2012/11/another-netsurf-developer-workshop.html">Development progress</a> <span>05 Nov 2012</span></dt>
<dd>The NetSurf Developers held another <a href="http://vincentsanders.blogspot.co.uk/2012/11/another-netsurf-developer-workshop.html">workshop</a> over the weekend.  During the event we were able to consolidate several aspects of the browser after the previous <a href="/projects/libdom/">LibDOM</a> integration. LibDOM's performance was optimised, and the remaining usage of LibXML was removed from NetSurf. Thanks to <a href="http://www.collabora.com/">Collabora</a> who kindly hosted the workshop.</dd>
<dt><a href="//source.netsurf-browser.org/">Moved from SVN to Git</a> <span>15 Jul 2012</span></dt>
<dd>We have migrated from Subversion to Git for our source version control.  See the <a href="//wiki.netsurf-browser.org/Documentation/GettingCoding">Getting started</a> and <a href="http://wiki.netsurf-browser.org/Documentation/GitCheatSheet">Git cheat sheet</a> documents on the Wiki.  Please let us know if you find anything amiss.</dd>
<dt><a href="/downloads/">NetSurf 2.9 released</a> <span>28 Apr 2012</span></dt>
<dd>NetSurf 2.9 contains many improvements over the previous release. The most significant changes are new multi-tasking behaviour, optimised URL handling, fetcher optimisations, cache optimisations, and faster CSS selection. Full details in the change log. We recommend all users upgrade.</dd>
<dt><a href="http://vincentsanders.blogspot.co.uk/2012/03/netsurf-developer-workshop.html">LibDOM progress</a> <span>26 Mar 2012</span></dt>
<dd>The NetSurf Developers held a <a href="http://vincentsanders.blogspot.co.uk/2012/03/netsurf-developer-workshop.html">developer workshop</a> over the weekend, during which much progress was made on <a href="/projects/libdom/">LibDOM</a> which sits at the heart of our <a href="//wiki.netsurf-browser.org/Development_Plan">NetSurf 3.0 plans</a>. NetSurf trunk is now using the LibDOM library in place of LibXML2, and we hope to extract several benefits from this change over the coming months. Thanks to <a href="http://www.collabora.com/">Collabora</a> who kindly hosted the workshop.</dd>
<dt><a href="/projects/ttf2f/">New home for TTF2f</a> <span>07 Dec 2011</span></dt>
<dd>The RISC OS font conversion utility TTF2f has a new web page here, on the NetSurf site.  It is capable of converting TrueType, OpenType and other formats to the native RISC OS format.  It supports conversion of large fonts with wide Unicode coverage.  Anyone wishing to develop TTF2f further should get in touch!</dd>
<dt><a href="/downloads/">NetSurf 2.8 released</a> <span>21 Sep 2011</span></dt>
<dd>NetSurf 2.8 adds support for frames and iframes on all platforms, MIME type sniffing, and a new image cache. Image decoding can now be deferred until images are required for more optimal resource use and faster page load times. The release also incorporates many other new features, optimisations, improvements and bug fixes. Full details in the change log. We recommend all users upgrade.</dd>
<dt><a href="/downloads/">NetSurf 2.7 released</a> <span>16 Apr 2011</span></dt>
<dd>NetSurf 2.7 contains many improvements over the previous release. The most significant change is the addition of core global history, bookmarks and cookie management features. Full details in the change log. We recommend all users upgrade.</dd>
<dt><a href="http://vlists.pepperfish.net/pipermail/netsurf-users-netsurf-browser.org/2011-January/009869.html">Mac OS X port and other frontend news</a> <span>20 Jan 2011</span></dt>
<dd>A new Mac OS X port has been created. It can be built from source, following the instructions in the source tree. An Atari port has also been created, and the Windows, AmigaOS, GTK and RISC OS ports all continue to be developed.</dd>
<dt><a href="/downloads/">NetSurf 2.6 released</a> <span>21 Sep 2010</span></dt>
<dd>NetSurf 2.6 is primarily a bug fix release. It contains some improvements to page rendering, fetching &amp; caching, memory usage, as well as some front-end specific fixes. Full details in the change log. We recommend all users upgrade.</dd>
<dt><a href="/downloads/">NetSurf 2.5 released</a> <span>24 Apr 2010</span></dt>
<dd>NetSurf 2.5 contains many improvements over the previous release. The major changes are the use of our brand new CSS parser and selection engine (LibCSS), and a newly designed cache for fetched content. Full details in the change log. We recommend all users upgrade.</dd>
<dt><a href="http://vlists.pepperfish.net/pipermail/netsurf-users-netsurf-browser.org/2010-January/009241.html">NetSurf at Wakefield Show 2010</a> <span>14 Jan 2010</span></dt>
<dd>NetSurf 2.5 is expected to be released at the Wakefield RISC OS Show. The release will focus on the CSS engine, memory usage and speed, as well as fixing bugs. NetSurf 2.5 is likely to be the last release for RISC OS.</dd>
<dt><a href="/about/awards">NetSurf in The Icon Bar Awards 2009</a> <span>01 Jan 2010</span></dt>
<dd>NetSurf won in the category of &quot;Best non-commercial product&quot; in The Icon Bar's 2009 RISC OS awards. Thanks to everyone who voted for us!</dd>
<dt><a href="http://vlists.pepperfish.net/pipermail/netsurf-users-netsurf-browser.org/2009-September/008959.html">Google Summer of Code Roundup</a> <span>15 Sep 2009</span></dt>
<dd>As many of you know, NetSurf has participated in Google Summer of Code for a second consecutive year. This year we ran three projects which have all been of great benefit to the project.</dd>
<dt><a href="http://vlists.pepperfish.net/pipermail/netsurf-dev-netsurf-browser.org/2009-August/001457.html">New developers sought</a> <span>06 Aug 2009</span></dt>
<dd>A maintainer is required for the RISC OS front end. Also anyone with Perl scripting ability could help overhaul the autobuilder.</dd>
<dt><a href="/downloads/">NetSurf 2.1 released</a> <span>23 May 2009</span></dt>
<dd>NetSurf 2.1 is a bug fix release. It contains some improvements to page rendering as well as some front-end specific fixes. Full details in the change log. We recommend all users upgrade.</dd>
<dt><a href="http://www.linuxdevices.com/articles/AT8912553591.html">NetSurf as an embedded web kiosk</a> <span>12 May 2009</span></dt>
<dd>Media watch: LinuxDevices has put up a tutorial for setting up NetSurf's framebuffer front end on embedded linux devices and creating a web kiosk.</dd>
<dt><a href="/downloads/">NetSurf 2.0 released</a> <span>25 Apr 2009</span></dt>
<dd>NetSurf 2 is a major update over the 1.x release series, and represents almost two years of development. New features include a new HTML parser, SVG support, PDF export, improved page layout and a more complete GTK interface. This is also the first release for our new framebuffer target and the native ports to AmigaOS, BeOS and Haiku.</dd>
<dt><a href="/developers/gsoc/">GSoC students selected</a> <span>20 Apr 2009</span></dt>
<dd>This year we will have students working on a Document Object Model implementation, the usability and feature set of NetSurf's core multi-platform interface, and adding features to the GTK front end.</dd>
<dt><a href="/developers/gsoc/2009ideas">Google Summer of Code</a> <span>18 Mar 2009</span></dt>
<dd>NetSurf has been accepted into Google Summer of Code 2009, as a mentoring organisation. Students interested in getting involved should check out our <a href="/developers/gsoc/2009ideas">project ideas</a>.</dd>
<dt><a href="http://vlists.pepperfish.net/pipermail/netsurf-users-netsurf-browser.org/2009-March/008453.html">NetSurf 2.0 plan &amp; summary of recent development</a> <span>09 Mar 2009</span></dt>
<dd>NetSurf 2.0 to be released next month. Recent changes to page layout, form submission improved, upgraded AmigaOS port, framebuffer front end advanced and many other changes.</dd>
<dt><a href="/about/awards">Another year, another accolade</a> <span>07 Jan 2009</span></dt>
<dd>At the end of a busy year for NetSurf, with the release of NetSurf 1.2, the development of many new features, ports to new operating systems and participation in Google Summer of Code, NetSurf was voted for an award by Drobe's venerable readership. Thanks to everyone who voted for us!</dd>
<dt><a href="http://vlists.pepperfish.net/pipermail/netsurf-users-netsurf-browser.org/2008-November/008035.html">Summary of recent developments</a> <span>09 Nov 2008</span></dt>
<dd>New framebuffer port, better CSS support, improved page layout, tabbed browsing improvements, new features and functionality for BeOS and AmigaOS ports.</dd>
<dt><a href="http://vlists.pepperfish.net/pipermail/netsurf-users-netsurf-browser.org/2008-August/007801.html">AmigaOS and BeOS ports</a> <span>18 Aug 2008</span></dt>
<dd>New native port to AmigaOS and work on the BeOS port continues. Both ports are at an early stage, but usable.</dd>
<dt><a href="http://vlists.pepperfish.net/pipermail/netsurf-users-netsurf-browser.org/2008-August/007794.html">Summary of recent developments</a> <span>17 Aug 2008</span></dt>
<dd>Bumper development summary, including performance and page layout improvements, better text selection handling, vastly improved GTK front end, ports to new platforms and Google Summer of Code round-up.</dd>
<dt><a href="http://vlists.pepperfish.net/pipermail/netsurf-users-netsurf-browser.org/2008-August/007757.html">Now using Hubbub</a> <span>11 Aug 2008</span></dt>
<dd>NetSurf now uses <a href="/projects/hubbub/">Hubbub</a>, our new HTML parser which is compliant with the HTML5 specification. This fixes many issues and ensures we handle broken HTML in the same way as the other mainstream browsers.</dd>
<dt><a href="//source.netsurf-browser.org/netsurf.git/plain/docs/building-Haiku.md">BeOS port started</a> <span>03 Jun 2008</span></dt>
<dd>NetSurf is now running natively on the BeOS operating system. The early port is available from SVN.</dd>
<dt><a href="/developers/gsoc">GSoC projects selected</a> <span>22 Apr 2008</span></dt>
<dd>The student projects that will be carried out this summer have been announced. See our <a href="/developers/gsoc">GSoC page</a> for details.</dd>
<dt><a href="/downloads/">NetSurf 1.2 released</a> <span>22 Mar 2008</span></dt>
<dd>The second update to NetSurf 1 has been released. It offers several bug fixes over the previous release and we recommend that users upgrade.</dd>
<dt><a href="http://vlists.pepperfish.net/pipermail/netsurf-users-netsurf-browser.org/2008-March/007411.html">Google Summer of Code</a> <span>17 Mar 2008</span></dt>
<dd>NetSurf is participating in Google Summer of Code 2008, as a mentoring organisation. Students interested in getting involved should apply to Google. More information on our <a href="/developers/gsoc">GSoC</a> page.</dd>
<dt><a href="http://vlists.pepperfish.net/pipermail/netsurf-users-netsurf-browser.org/2008-March/007383.html">Summary of recent development</a> <span>02 Mar 2008</span></dt>
<dd>Pages are now periodically reflowed as images are downloaded. Handling of presentational markup is improved. Better form element handling and many other fixes and improvements.</dd>
<dt><a href="http://vlists.pepperfish.net/pipermail/netsurf-users-netsurf-browser.org/2008-February/007256.html">Summary of recent development</a> <span>03 Feb 2008</span></dt>
<dd>NetSurf's cookie and HTTP redirect support have been enhanced. Layout upgrades, including better form element display and float positioning. SVG redraw is now faster on RISC OS.</dd>
<dt><a href="/">NetSurf web site redesigned</a> <span>02 Jan 2008</span></dt>
<dd>We've redesigned the web site to make it easier to navigate. Much of the content has been rewritten to make it clear that NetSurf is a multi-platform web browser.</dd>
<dt><a href="/developers/">Summary of recent development</a> <span>02 Jan 2008</span></dt>
<dd>Recent work on the development branch of NetSurf has added SVG support to the GTK build and the beginnings of SVG Tiny support to the RISC OS version. Other changes have included refinements to the web page scaling facilities.</dd>
<dt><a href="/downloads/">NetSurf 1.1 released</a> <span>13 Aug 2007</span></dt>
<dd>The first update to NetSurf 1 has been released. It offers several bug fixes over the previous release and we recommend that users upgrade.</dd>
<dt><a href="http://packages.debian.org/netsurf">NetSurf in Debian testing</a> <span>03 Jun 2007</span></dt>
<dd>NetSurf is now packaged in Debian linux. Currently it is in Debian testing.</dd>
<dt><a href="/downloads/">NetSurf 1.0 released</a> <span>19 May 2007</span></dt>
<dd>The first stable release of NetSurf is now available. The NetSurf project was first started in 2003 and development builds have been available from the project web site since then.</dd>
<dt><a href="http://www.iconbar.com/articles/NetSurf_Update/index1098.html">Media watch</a> <span>04 Dec 2006</span></dt>
<dd>An article at The Iconbar reviews recent developments and discusses future plans for the project.</dd>
<dt><a href="http://vlists.pepperfish.net/pipermail/netsurf-users-netsurf-browser.org/2006-April/005129.html">Moved to subversion</a> <span>09 Apr 2006</span></dt>
<dd>We have migrated to Subversion, a more powerful and advanced versioning system than CVS.</dd>
<dt><a href="http://vlists.pepperfish.net/pipermail/netsurf-users-netsurf-browser.org/2006-March/005058.html">The road to 1.0</a> <span>25 Mar 2006</span></dt>
<dd>Our plans for version 1.0 for the RISC OS and GTK builds.</dd>
<dt><a href="//source.netsurf-browser.org/netsurf.git/commit/gtk?id=e4d780c476bfab347c55a75a65209ec9df8148a8">Experimental GTK port</a> <span>22 Jun 2004</span></dt>
<dd>A new GTK front end has been checked in. It allows NetSurf to be tested on Uinx-like systems.</dd>
<dt><a href="http://sourceforge.net/projects/netsurf/">Sourceforge project registered</a> <span>19 Apr 2002</span></dt>
<dd>After an online discussion about the deficiencies of existing web browser on the RISC OS plaform, the NetSurf web browser project has been started.</dd>
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