Microsoft’s new Edge browser will beef up Chrome extensions
It was rumored on Dec. 4 and then confirmed on Dec. 6 that Microsoft is giving up on its EdgeHTML rendering engine and embracing Google’s Chromium for its Edge browser. Now we’re hearing more detail about what to expect in terms of support as part of that transition.
By switching to the Chromium rendering engine, Microsoft is cutting down on the amount of testing developers need to do for their websites and apps, but there’s also an opportunity to embrace features other browsers using Chromium already enjoy. As part of a discussion on Reddit about the Edge engine switch, Edge Project Manager Kyle Alden, confirmed one of those features is Chrome extensions. Read more…More about Microsoft Edge, Chromium, Tech, Consumer Tech, and Big Tech Companies