Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 25th Aug 2010 19:21 UTC
Mozilla & Gecko clones Today, Mozilla released the fourth beta of Firefox 4.0. After a period of what I would call stagnation, the Mozilla team are back on track with delivering interesting UI concepts. They were sensible enough to copy Chrome's excellent tabs-on-top UI, but have now also added something called Panorama, a new and very interesting way of managing your open tabs.
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Firefox Panorama = Tab Candy
by TemporalBeing on Thu 26th Aug 2010 17:24 UTC
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Read about this a while ago when it was still called Tab Candy (http://www.azarask.in/blog/). Cool stuff.

Now, I use a lot of tabs mostly because, like the author of Tab Candy says in one of his blogs introducing Tab Candy (http://www.azarask.in/blog/post/tabcandy/), I typically search for something, then open up a series of tabs for each item I am interested in; or go to a news website and look through the links and (again) open up each article I am interested in into its own tab. Anything else is just too time-consuming and I may forget that something sparked my interest.

Tab Candy/Panorama is nice as it will let me do that without having to have a several Firefox windows open, as well as come and go to the tab sets.

Now I haven't tried it out yet, but if its in FF4 (which it very well sounds like it will be) then it will be one feature of FF4 that I will certainly be looking forward to and will likely make a lot of use of.

It will certainly be nice to segregate my works flows into different groups and switch between them in a single Firefox window, rather than having to try to manage several Firefox windows and figure out which one has the page I am interested in.

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