Is Google Chrome better than Internet Explorer in your opinion?
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"Better" is a relative term; some may prefer one browser while
others prefer another. However, to help you decide, here are some
differences between the two.
Google Chrome is supposed to be based on the same rendering
engine as Apple's Safari web browser, which many people do indeed
say runs better/faster than Internet Explorer. It also performs
better on the Acid3 rendering test than Internet Explorer.
In terms of features, Google Chrome has tools to work with web
applications in their own windows and even putting shortcuts to
those web apps on the computer. Internet Explorer is a more
traditional browser which includes a search bar in the toolbar and
more program options. In Google Chrome, there is one big box for
both web addresses and Google search, as opposed to IE 8 which has
two separate boxes for the same purpose. There is also more room to
view the page in Google Chrome, as the File, Edit, etc. toolbar has
been replaced with just two options: "Page" and "Wrench" menus with
all the same commands. The tabs are displayed in the very very top
of the screen where normally the title goes, and the status bar on
the bottom is smallest and pops up only when needed so as to
maximize space. In IE, it is fixed there.
One of the most interesting and unique aspects of the Google
Chrome browser is how it works behind the scenes. It uses multiple
processes, similar to an operating system, so if a java web app
would slow down the browser or something would cause a crash, only
a single tab is effected and everything else keeps working. Another
thing is that it uses a new "V8" tool for working with Java to
Internet Explorer is part of Windows and may launch faster, but
performance is not much difference between the two, aside from the
fact that having Java run quickly is an important aspect of Chrome.
In terms of the interface, Chrome is highly simplistic yet draws
elements of its GUI from both Internet Explorer and Firefox.
In conclusion, the browsers are different and it's hard to say
if one is better than the other. Depending on your personal
preferences, you may see it either way.
In comparison, Internet Explorer has been proven much less
powerful and is less supportive of such things as CSS3 3D
Rendering. While Chrome and Firefox keep up with it. I feel like,
personally, Chrome has a more simplicitic design and it less
box-like as Firefox. Though both runs exceptionally fast, Chrome
usually runs slightly faster. However, in Firefox, you're given
more options in extensions that are more "tech" oriented. But, as a
tech, I've rarely needed the things in Firefox that Chrome doesn't
have. If you're an average user, hell, even a tech, Chrome is
generally a better browser in terms of looks and speed, along with
how it handles it extensions. Just try Google Chrome out and
compare it to other browsers to see which you like and which is
fastest for you.
In the answer above, you see that it could be just as valid to
say that IE is better or that Chrome is better. However, in my
opinion, and in the opinion of most "techies," Firefox is the best
browser choice, Internet Explorer is one of the worst, and Chrome
is somewhere in between.
Although it may be said that Google Chrome does have simpler
features and a "different" approach to browsing, from experience it
seems to run much quicker. It can be said that features of security
for Google Chrome is much better, and it is more reliable. Firefox
is moderate and Internet Explorer is just simply trash.
When I tried the beta version of Chrome, it had a bug where the
searchbar would freeze and it wouldn't let me type. They may have
fixed that now though. Personally I disagree with the "techie"
opinion because with my old computer (which was ancient) Firefox
was actually slower than IE, although I did like the web developing
tools. Safari in my opinion was absolute crap; it made Firefox seem
heavenly on that old junker. Maybe with a brand new top-of-the-line
machine it works faster, but it will drain your RAM. Overall, IE is
the most stable web browser, but Chrome was much faster when it was
actually working... But if they have a new version of Chrome it may
be better than IE.