Google Chrome and CAD web services

Google just released their own, new, fast and open internet browser "Google Chrome". This application - despite it is only a beta version and only for Windows - can substantially change the internet browser market. Well, "market" is probably not the right term here, as most browsers are free software, but in any case, the dominance of Microsoft Internet Explorer and still growing share of Firefox may be soon in danger.

Every new version of an internet browser, or even a brand new browser always influences not only its users-visitors, but also the web authors. The structure and code of their web pages must be checked and possibly modified so that visitors with different browsers will get the proper and functional content. That's why we have tested some CAD-related web services and web applications in Google Chrome (Czech Beta
  • - functional, small cosmetic issues
  • - functional, small cosmetic issues
  • iPROJECT - non-functional, requires MSIE only
  • XANADU Blogs - functional, small cosmetic issues
  • MapGuide GIS webs - functional with AJAX clients, not with ActiveX controls
  • Autodesk Freewheel (DWF viewer) - non-functional
  • Autodesk Showroom - functional
  • Autodesk Project Draw (online diagramming/drafting) - functional, but serious layout problems