Chapter 4. Using Safari to Its Fullest

Apple has put a lot of spit and polish into Safari, and it shows. It's fast, attractive, and powerful, all typical for Apple software and products. At the same time, it's intentionally limited in the name of simplicity and control by Apple—there's still no official extension architecture, for instance! In this section, I'll show you how to soup up Safari to be even better—and I'll show you how to get around Apple's limitations on extensions.


Right before this book was going to press, Apple released Safari 5, which contains many new features:

  • The JavaScript engine is 30% faster.

  • The Bing search engine is an additional option.

  • Safari Reader (View

  • Extensions!

Yes, Safari now supports extensions, and there are ...

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