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Chrome Rising: Browser Trends Visualised

What a difference seven years makes

 Chrome Lamborghini LP640

Straight Ahead: Google Chrome’s browser share is set to rise up and up – increasingly at the expense of Firefox. Chrome Lamborghini LP640 picture by Axion23 (Creative Commons License – Some Rights Reserved).

Where were you in 2008?  Back then we had a global financial downturn; responsive web design was years away; Take That were popular again; and Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 was still the browser of choice for many households and businesses.  On the 02 September 2008, in Mountain View, Google released its very first web browser.  Entitled Chrome, the browser’s stripped down approach and support for the latest coding standards won friends with all users.  Not only households and businesses, also coders and web developers.