While the FBI has been busy breaking into iPhones, Apple itself has been preparing an updated version of Safari crafted specifically with web developers in mind.
Dubbed Safari Technology Preview, this new web browsing experience combines the publicly available Safari we all know and love(?) with the frequent revision standards expected from WebKit nightly builds. This news derives from The Next Web, who has also been informed by Apple that the Safari Technology Preview will be officially signed and validated upon each release.
While you might be inclined to draw comparisons to Google’s Chrome beta and developer variants, those are designed for web devs to toy around with. Safari Technology Preview, on the other hand, gives savvy Mac users a glimpse into the future by showing off features yet to come.
You can test it out for yourself here at no cost, with no developer account required. And if you want your Safari to look more like BitTorrent, you can easily install and use Safari Technology Preview even as a non-developer.
Nevertheless, if you do happen to dabble in code, Apple is urging web devs to account for any shortcomings with the browser using the built-in Bug Reporter.
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