Extensions will allow users to customize their browser by adding features and functionality directly into the browser itself, rather than as standalone Opera Widgets or Opera Unite applications.
Opera Software says there are more than 50 million Opera desktop browser users, so that’s an audience any developer should reckon with.
The company stipulates that it will check all extensions before they are made public to ensure the catalog is exempt from defects and malicious software.
They’re pretty late to the add-on game, but I guess at least they’re still in it.
Opera today also launched an open developer API for the Opera Link browser synchronization service. Using this API, developers can integrate Opera Link data with other services online and build applications with libraries made available for Java and Python.
Opera is a web browser and Internet suite developed by Opera Software. Opera handles common Internet-related tasks such as displaying web sites, sending and receiving e-mail messages, managing contacts, IRC online chatting, downloading files via BitTorrent, and reading web feeds. Opera is offered free of charge for personal computers and mobile phones, but for other devices it must be paid for.
Norway-based Opera provides web browsers for the desktop, mobile, and other electronics such as the Wii. It also provides a service called Opera Link that lets you access bookmarks across devices. Opera is an independent Scandinavian company that’s been in the business of making web browsers since 1994. Our founders saw the internet as a way of making information free and available to everyone in the world, regardless of where they lived or how they got online. Ever since then, one...